SAG-AFTRA has alerted its members that they have the right to pull out (no pun intended) of filming ‘Westworld’
Members of SAG-AFTRA voted overwhelmingly to approve the 2014 TV/Theatrical Contracts. Members approved the new, three-year contracts covering theatrical, primetime, and basic cable television production under the 2014 SAG-AFTRA Codified Basic Agreement and the 2014 SAG-AFTRA Television Agreement by a vote of 92.12 percent to 7.88 percent. The new television
Everyone who has ever used YouTube or any other streaming media site knows that clicking through commercials have become a major (and most would say annoying) part of the experience. In fact, some commercials become popular online videos all on their own, as witnessed by many major companies releasing their
Though Huong “Junie” Hoang lost her lawsuit against IMDb back in April, Hoang has since filed an appeal. Joining her in solidarity are SAG-AFTRA and Writers Guild of America, West, which filed an amicus brief to support her appeal. Hoang’s case began as a lawsuit over IMDb posting her actual
Starting today, Actors’ Equity Association will be retweeting their members’ tweets all weekend. They are joined by American Rights at Work and the other entertainment unions: SAG-AFTRA, IATSE, Directors Guild of America (DGA), Writers Guild of America (WGA). Also joining in are the National Hockey League (NHL), National Football League
SAG-AFTRA members have re-elected Ken Howard and Amy Aquino. Howard will serve as the first elected national president of SAG-AFTRA and Aquino as its first elected secretary-treasurer. Both previously served the Screen Actors Guild for two consecutive terms prior to merger, and each served respectively as co-president and co-secretary-treasurer of
The board of SAG-AFTRA will be considering two amendments to the union’s constitution at next Saturday’s board meeting. While one of those rules remains unknown, the second could change the way the acting union changes its recently adopted constitution. According to a confidential source who spoke to The Hollywood Reporter,
After weeks of negotiating during a time when commercial actors have seen themselves working harder for less pay, members of SAG-AFTRA have strongly approved a new deals for acting for television and radio commercials.
Last fall a number of actors sent a letter to SAG-AFTRA that claimed that the union had not properly paid actors foreign royalty payments due to them for over a decade. SAG-AFTRA immediately dismissed the claim by pointing out that famed accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers audits the foreign royalty payments for the union.
The new contract, which was approved by SAG-AFTRA leadership on April 21, addresses some of these concerns.
Imagine if somebody was planning to auction off a tape of your last few job interviews — even that awkward one in which you were completely wrong for the job!
Actors Equity Association announced yesterday that it has purchased a new building in North Hollywood that will act as its new Western Regional headquarters.