Netflix may be on the outs with the Writers Guild, but has had better luck in its negotiations with SAG-AFTRA. The SAG-AFTRA National Board just approved resoundingly a newContinue Reading Netflix Closes Deal with SAG-AFTRA
Netflix Must Pay Writers Residuals of $42 million
The Writers Guild has scored a $42 million arbitration award against Netflix for unpaid residuals.
The arbitration involved the Sandra Bullock feature Bird Box. The picture was released for…Continue Reading Netflix Must Pay Writers Residuals of $42 million
Animation Guild Posts Further Gains
The Animation Guild (TAG) is on a roll. The union very recently announced a settlement with the AMPTP, the studios’ bargaining representative, on a new blanket contract, up for a…Continue Reading Animation Guild Posts Further Gains
Animation Guild, Studios Sing in Toon with New Deal
After coming perilously close to its first strike since 1945, the below-the-line union IATSE ratified an accord with producers in November, 2021. The new Basic and Videotape Agreements covered most…Continue Reading Animation Guild, Studios Sing in Toon with New Deal
IATSE Members Overwhelmingly Vote Yes on Strike Authorization
IATSE, the union representing below-the-line production workers from cinematographers and editors to grips and hair stylists, has moved a crucial step closer to its first strike since 1945. In a…
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Gaffers, Grips Going, Gone as IATSE Threatens Walkout
We are not out of the woods yet.
Just as Hollywood was coping with the early effects of the pandemic, it barely avoided a Writers Guild strike. After a…
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