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  1. 'Midnight Rider' to Resume Production in Los Angeles, IATSE Says

    12:44 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    A representative from Unclaimed Freight Productions informed the union of plans to begin shooting again in June; the union expressed concern but said it had no power to prevent a resumption READ MORE

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  2. Lena Dunham Honors Sarah Jones: 'Her Death Hits Close to Home'

    6:43 pm PDT 04/15/2014
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    Dunham and "Girls" stars Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke and Zosia Mamet posed with a movie slate honoring the late "Midnight Rider" camera assistant. READ MORE

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  3. 'Midnight Rider' Accident: Sheriff's Office to Present Case to DA Next Week

    7:23 am PDT 04/15/2014
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    At that point, it will be determined whether charges will be filed regarding the death of Sarah Jones, the camera assistant who was struck and killed by a train during production on the Gregg Allman biopic. READ MORE

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  4. 'Midnight Rider' Accident: Sarah Jones' Dad Says Producers 'Did So Many Wrong Things'

    2:04 pm PDT 04/09/2014
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    The parents of the Georgia camera assistant struck and killed by a train in February are still searching for answers. READ MORE

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  5. 'Midnight Rider' Accident: Sarah Jones Remembered at Georgia Safety Seminar (Video)

    10:29 am PDT 03/31/2014
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    Local filmmakers and labor representatives discussed ways to prevent similar tragedies from occurring. READ MORE

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  6. Oscar Winner Haskell Wexler Speaks About Sarah Jones Accident, Urges Safety

    6:50 am PDT 03/30/2014
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    “Right now the conditions are not humane,” he told THR at the debut Location Managers Guild Awards. READ MORE

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  7. 'Midnight Rider' Accident: Georgia Filmmakers Hosting Safety Seminar in Memory of Sarah Jones

    10:10 am PDT 03/28/2014
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    The two-hour event will address production safety issues and include representatives from IATSE and OSHA. READ MORE

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  8. 'Midnight Rider': Online Fundraiser Started for Hairstylist Injured in Accident

    5:09 pm PDT 03/26/2014
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    Joyce Gilliard was among seven people hurt in the train accident that killed camera assistant Sarah Jones. READ MORE

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  9. 'Midnight Rider' Accident: Sarah Jones' Family Hires Attorney as Lawsuit Looms

    9:14 pm PDT 03/23/2014
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    A month after her death, the camera assistant's family has retained the services of a Savannah, Ga., law firm and is expected to file one or more civil complaints in the next few weeks. READ MORE

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  10. William Hurt on 'Midnight Rider' Accident: 'We Had Less Than Thirty' Seconds

    3:41 pm PDT 03/22/2014
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    In a published email, the actor recounts the day camera assistant Sarah Jones died when the film crew shot on a live train track. READ MORE

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  11. 'Midnight Rider' Accident: iPhone App Honors Sarah Jones

    8:47 pm PDT 03/20/2014
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    The filmmaking tool Movie Slate has added a feature allowing people to add text to the top of its digital slates. READ MORE

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  12. 'Midnight Rider' Accident: Who Will Be Blamed for Sarah Jones' Death?

    8:00 am PDT 03/11/2014
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    As multiple investigations delve into the accident that killed the 27-year-old camera assistant, it appears that industry guidelines were not followed. READ MORE

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  13. Sarah Jones Tribute from the Society of Camera Operators' Lifetime Achievement Awards

    10:36 pm PST 03/08/2014
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    Emotional video montage from the Camera Operators' Lifetime Achievement Awards remembering camera operator Sarah Jones. Sarah's parents Richard and Elizabeth Jones were among the 500 guests at the event. READ MORE

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  14. 'Gravity' Tops Camera Operators Awards

    9:09 pm PST 03/08/2014
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    The community also paid tribute to "Midnight Rider" accident victim Sarah Jones during the Society of Camera Operators Awards. READ MORE

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  15. 'Midnight Rider' Accident: Sarah Jones Remembered at Camera Operators Awards (Video)

    7:19 pm PST 03/08/2014
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    The tribute comes one day after hundreds participated in a candlelight walk and memorial for the late camera assistant. READ MORE

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  16. On Set Safety Concerns Rise After the Accidental Death of Sarah Jones

    12:07 pm PST 03/08/2014
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    THR's Carolyn Giardina speaks to several guests at the Sarah Jones candlelight memorial walk about the safety on film and TV sets. READ MORE

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  17. Sarah Jones Memorial: Cinematographer Calls 'Midnight Rider' Shooting Location 'Insane'

    11:36 pm PST 03/07/2014
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    Cinematographer Nancy Schreiber attends a candlelight walk and memorial for the late camera assistant, telling THR, "It's just so tragic." READ MORE

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  18. Sarah Jones' Father: Tearful Tribute at Memorial Rally

    10:22 pm PST 03/07/2014
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    More than 500 people gathered at the DGA headquarters to remember camera operator Sarah Jones, who was killed while working on the set of "Midnight Rider." READ MORE

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  19. 'Midnight Rider' Accident: More Than 500 Gather for Candlelight Walk and Memorial for Sarah Jones (Video)

    5:58 pm PST 03/07/2014
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    UPDATED: Richard Jones thanks the crowd for honoring his daughter, saying there was "no reason for another father to have to give this talk." READ MORE

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  20. 'Midnight Rider' Accident: Cinematographers Guild Plans Candlelight Walk, Memorial for Sarah Jones

    11:12 am PST 03/05/2014
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    The camera assistant, who was struck and killed by a train on the Georgia set of the upcoming Gregg Allman biopic, will be remembered on Friday. READ MORE

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  21. 'Midnight Rider' Accident: Sarah Jones' Friends Set Up Pledge to Ensure Set Safety

    8:30 am PST 03/05/2014
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    In the wake of the camera assistant's death, a website has been established where cast and crewmembers can vow to protect their colleagues. READ MORE

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