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  • Porn performer tests positive for HIV; filming moratorium sought

    A porn performer has tested positive for HIV, leading an industry association to call a moratorium on shooting. Free Speech Coalition, a nationwide trade association for the adult entertainment industry, confirmed the positive HIV test but would not say...
  • Porn industry: 'No indication' new HIV case was contracted on set

    Porn industry: 'No indication' new HIV case was contracted on set
    A trade association for the adult entertainment industry says there's no indication that a porn performer who tested positive for HIV was infected on set. The Free Speech Coalition, a national trade association for the adult entertainment industry,...
  • Porn actress' positive HIV test roils adult entertainment world

    Porn actress' positive HIV test roils adult entertainment world
    The adult film industry has called a nationwide moratorium on production after an actress tested positive for HIV. The Free Speech Coalition, a Canoga Park-based trade organization for the adult film industry, said Thursday that a 28-year-old actress...
  • Porn actress' HIV result shows need for condom mandate, critics say

    Porn actress' HIV result shows need for condom mandate, critics say
    Some critics of the adult film industry are pointing to the latest HIV scare as further evidence that condoms should be required on set. The Free Speech Coalition, a Canoga Park-based trade organization for the adult film industry, said Thursday that...
  • Film insurer's goal is to keep cameras rolling

    Film insurer's goal is to keep cameras rolling
    Filming on the next installment of "The Hunger Games" won't begin for another month, but Paul Holehouse already is assessing the risks. Holehouse will fly to Atlanta this week to check for asbestos in an old warehouse — one among many sites that...
  • NBCUniversal TV executive Jeff Shell to head Universal film group

    NBCUniversal TV executive Jeff Shell to head Universal film group
    NBCUniversal is shaking up the ranks of its movie studio, with longtime head Ron Meyer transitioning into a corporate advisory role. In a surprise move, Jeff Shell, a longtime Comcast Corp. television executive who spent the last two years in London,...
  • Jeff Shell's promotion to run Universal Pictures surprises Hollywood

     Jeff Shell's promotion to run Universal Pictures surprises Hollywood
    As a teenager Jeff Shell was determined to earn a spot on the elite basketball team at West Los Angeles' University High School. Despite being considered a long shot, he spent hours in his backyard practicing his jump shot and working on his moves until...
  • Ray Dolby dies at 80; engineer's sound system eliminated underlying noise

    Before an audio revolution in the mid-1960s, just about all music, dialogue and other sounds played on tape recordings had one thing in common: hiss. The bothersome, underlying noise seemed especially unavoidable during quiet passages on the once-...
  • Ron Kaye: Mike Gatto and the condom measure

    Ron Kaye: Mike Gatto and the condom measure
    Mike Gatto is a clever fellow. But like a lot of smart guys, he's sometimes too clever for his own good. A case in point came a week ago when the AIDS Healthcare Foundation denounced the assemblyman as "a pornographer's best friend" for blocking...
  • Porn group lifts moratorium on filming but orders extra HIV/STD tests

    An adult film industry trade group announced that shooting can begin again Friday after a two-week moratorium prompted by HIV cases in the industry. The industry also said it would revise its sexually transmitted disease testing protocols to require...
  • Search for L.A. film czar drags on at City Hall

    Search for L.A. film czar drags on at City Hall
    Even before he took office, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti vowed to name a film czar to serve as an industry advocate in City Hall and to help stop runaway production. But nearly three months later, Garcetti is still searching for someone to fill the...