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(Update: Photos Added) Huge turnout For SAG-AFTRA membership Meeting!

29 April, 2015 (13:51) | 2014, 2015, Biscuits | By: Arlin Miller

According to initial reports there was a huge turnout for today’s membership meetings.  The overflow LA crowd was herded into several rooms to view the proceedings on monitors to watch President Howard read prepared remarks to the membership both here in LA and around the country!  The message was basically this!  Our union work is […]

Effects Of LA Stage Wage Hike!

23 April, 2015 (16:02) | 2014, 2015, Biscuits | By: Arlin Miller

By Mike Boehm  LA Times contact the reporter For decades, the Los Angeles small-theater scene has operated under a single set of wage rules based on the willingness of professional, unionized actors to perform for token fees. Now this world is about to break in two. Leaders of the national stage actors’ union, Actors’ Equity, […]

IATSE Reaches Deal With Producers For New Film & TV Contract!

20 April, 2015 (15:59) | 2014, 2015, Biscuits | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb April 20, 2015 3:13pm EXCLUSIVE: A tentative agreement has been reached on a new three-year contract covering some 38,000 Hollywood-based members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. Details of the new film and TV pact, which now must be ratified by the union’s members, have not yet been disclosed, but pay […]

Los Angeles Production Slides 3.1% in First Quarter!

19 April, 2015 (17:33) | 2014, 2015, Biscuits | By: Arlin Miller

April 14, 2015 | 12:00PM PT Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary A sharp decline in feature film activity pulled down overall on-location production in Los Angeles during the first quarter by 3.1% to 8,707 shooting days, according to FilmL.A. Tuesday’s report came with the state of California transitioning in coming months to a tax credit […]

SAG-AFTRA Staying on Miracle Mile for Another Decade!

16 April, 2015 (17:03) | 2014, 2015, Biscuits | By: Arlin Miller

April 16, 2015 | 03:00PM PT Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary  (EXCLUSIVE) SAG-AFTRA will stay at its Miracle Mile headquarters for at least another decade in a deal that has renamed the building as SAG-AFTRA Plaza. The new name — which replaces the Museum Square moniker — is being unveiled Thursday with a dedication ceremony that […]