In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, two young professionals from Atlanta, GA created a product to help businesses return to work safer and smarter. Andy Halpern and Adam Harris Engelhard were childhood best friends who both saw their respective businesses come to a halt when the economy shut down in mid-March.
Filmmaker Taylor Ri’chard of 3rd Fathom Films announced that Gravitas Ventures will release his latest horror thriller, “Hallowed Be Thy Name,” nationwide on Video on Demand, DVD, cable, and video streaming platforms on June 2, 2020.
We are still months away from cameras rolling — studios’ most optimistic projections are for July-August production restarts, and the more realistic ones are aiming to be up and running by September. California is still under a stay-at-home order, which currently expires on May 15.
As part of the partnership, Twitch will become a centralised hub for streaming ESL and DreamHack competitions. The company will work directly with ESL and DreamHack to coordinate broadcast integrations and maximise sponsorships of some of the biggest esports tournaments going forward.
President Gabrielle Carteris gives an update on SAG-AFTRA’s COVID-19 Dues Program, which provides a dues payment extension and lets members request an installment plan during this global pandemic.
The website will help people make real-world sense of the bill and showcase solutions and opportunities for those in need, along with downloadable forms and other resources.
“What I’m hoping is that by paying for the groceries for these people who are just like my mother, my aunt, come from where I come from, so I’m hoping that other people will join in.”
Georgia has seen a 20 to 30% rise in e-sports, or competitive online gaming, since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, according to Leo Buchieri, the director of gaming analytics and data reporting for Repable. That’s tens of thousands more people taking to the internet for entertainment.