After the drama surrounding The Hobbit actors’ dispute, the film and television industry is looking to talk through their problems at an industry hui. The announcement was made at the Screen Production and Development Association (SPADA) conference in Auckland. The Hobbit’s New Zealand production was put in doubt after contract disputes between actors’ unions and the film’s producers. SPADA board member Richard Fletcher said communication was the key to healing the wounds created by the conflict. “We can only move forward if we’re going to talk.” More..