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  1. 'Midnight Rider': Sarah Jones' Father Hopes for Cure to Industry's 'Spiritual Sickness'

    10:52 am PDT 05/08/2014
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    In a letter to ASC president Richard Crudo, the father of the camera assistant who was killed on set in Georgia calls Crudo's own letter "heartfelt and well said." READ MORE

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  2. 'Midnight Rider': Who Will Pay the Bills?

    5:00 am PDT 05/08/2014
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    As the lawsuits get filed, insurance brokers and completion bond experts are trying to figure out who will be on the hook if the low-budget film is never made. READ MORE

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  3. ASC President: Sarah Jones' Death Result of 'Spiritually' Ailing Industry

    6:30 pm PDT 05/07/2014
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    Richard Crudo calls on filmmakers to pay tribute to the late "Midnight Rider" camera assistant by being "more decent and caring" to crews. READ MORE

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  4. 'Midnight Rider': Gregg Allman's Public Plea Blindsided Producers

    11:30 am PDT 04/30/2014
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    Producer-director Randall Miller and producer-writer Jody Savin were "surprised" he made his feelings known in such a public way, a source tells THR. READ MORE

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  5. 'Midnight Rider': Concert Benefiting Sarah Jones Scholarship to Take Place in May

    8:00 pm PDT 04/25/2014
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    "Drop Dead Diva" producer Robert J. Wilson is among the organizers of the Georgia event, which will feature music from Collective Soul. READ MORE

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  6. Gregg Allman Begs 'Midnight Rider' Director Not to Resume Filming (Exclusive)

    10:54 am PDT 04/25/2014
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    The subject of the controversial biopic doesn't want production to continue after the death of camera assistant Sarah Jones. READ MORE

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  7. 'Midnight Rider': Sarah Jones' Death Was Preventable, Hairstylist Says

    11:22 am PDT 04/23/2014
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    Joyce Gilliard, who was injured by the same train that struck and killed camera assistant Sarah Jones, said on a conference call to mark the release of a report on workplace fatalities that "conscious decisions" should have been made to ensure crew members were safe. READ MORE

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  8. 'Midnight Rider' Accident Highlighted in 'Preventable Deaths' Workplace Study

    10:08 am PDT 04/23/2014
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    UPDATED: A new report from the National Council on Occupational Safety and Health features Sarah Jones' death as a case study of the more than 50,000 fatalities that occur each year and can be prevented. READ MORE

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  9. 'Midnight Rider' Accident: IATSE Sets Safety Rights Seminar for May 4 in Burbank

    9:08 am PDT 04/23/2014
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    A moment of silence is also planned for April 28, as union workers plan to remember camera assistant Sarah Jones and learn from her death. READ MORE

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  10. 'Midnight Rider' Target of Campaign Urging Crews to Boycott L.A. Production

    7:14 pm PDT 04/17/2014
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    A new Facebook campaign launched on Thursday is encouraging film crews to refuse to work on the Gregg Allman biopic if plans go through for the production to resume in L.A. READ MORE

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  11. '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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  12. 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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  13. '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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  14. '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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  15. '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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  16. 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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  17. '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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  18. '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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  19. '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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  20. 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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  21. '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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