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SAG-AFTRA Board Extends David White’s Contract to 2020!

15 October, 2016 (19:02) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

Dave McNary Film Reporter@VariTumblr  October 15, 2016 | 04:28PM PT SAG-AFTRA’s national board has given a two-year extension to David White as National Executive Director to 2020. .The board voted unanimously on Saturday to extend White’s agreement to Oct. 11, 2020, effective immediately. Details of the agreement are confidential.  SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris, Executive Vice […]

(Added Take) DGA: Gains For First-Time Female & Minority TV Directors Slow But Steady.

17 August, 2016 (15:26) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb August 17, 2016 11:00am The number of female first-time episodic TV directors has nearly tripled since 2009, and the number of minority first-time helmers has nearly doubled, according to the latest report from the DGA. Even so, the vast majority of first-timers are white males: Of the 619 first-timers who got […]

WGA Earning up for 5th year in a row!

5 July, 2016 (22:28) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb  July 5, 2016 1:11pm Earnings by members of the WGA West topped $1 billion last year for a fifth year in a row, although total employment was down 1.6% from the previous year, according to the guild’s latest earnings report. Related WGA West Pencils In $4 Million Surplus For Fiscal 2016 Film […]

57 SAG-AFTRA L.A. Members Seek to Fire Exec Director David White!

7 March, 2016 (23:15) | 2016, SAG Politics | By: Arlin Miller

  Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary Courtesy of SAG AFTRA March 7, 2016 | 04:29PM PT Fifty-seven Los Angeles SAG-AFTRA members are seeking to dismiss David White, the union’s national executive director since 2009. The action, approved Sunday in a 57-40 vote at the SAG-AFTRA Local annual meeting, means that the question will go to […]

SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract Talks Set for Feb. 17!!!

24 January, 2016 (10:58) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

January 24, 2016 | 01:12AM PT Dave McNary Film Reporter@Variety_DMcNary SAG-AFTRA has set Feb. 17  as the starting date for its negotiations with the advertising industry on a successor deal to its master contract. The union’s national board voted Saturday to approve the contract proposal package Saturday and the negotiating committee. Negotiations will be held […]