With AI, Hollywood work will require new skills

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Writers Guild member Melody Cooper picketed in front of Netflix in May. Artificial Intelligence is a primary concern not only for writers and actors, but for workers throughout Hollywood. Photo by Megan Jamerson/KCRW.

Workers throughout Hollywood are weighing the pros and cons of AI, which could disrupt careers of everyone from makeup artists to lighting techs to animators.

UCLA’s Labor Center hosted a summer boot camp for future organizers, further cementing Los Angeles as the vanguard of the new labor movement. 

Last Thursday, the ACLU won a lawsuit against Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer to disclose the racial data of cases he prosecuted.