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Archive for tag: David Robb

SAG-AFTRA “Fighting Back” Against Dangers Posed By Face-Swapping Technology

19 April, 2018 (14:24) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

    by David Robb April 19, 2018 11:33am SAG-AFTRA says it’s “fighting back” against the dangers posed by new face-swapping technologies that have been used to digitally superimpose the faces of its members onto the bodies of porn stars. In recent months, the technology – known as “deepfaking” – has hijacked the likenesses of […]

(Update an Added Take) SAG-AFTRA Bans Auditions In Hotel Rooms And Residences

12 April, 2018 (10:48) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

      by David Robb April 12, 2018 9:4 SAG-AFTRA has called for a ban on auditions in hotel rooms and residences, where many reported incidents of sexual harassment and assault have occurred. “We are committed to addressing the scenario that has allowed predators to exploit performers behind closed doors under the guise of […]

Conflict Of Interest Questions Have Long Swirled Around New Mexico IATSE Boss Jon Hendry

16 March, 2018 (14:33) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb March 16, 2018 1:15pm EXCLUSIVE: A near-fatal crash of a craft services truck in 2015 that left a woman with disabling and disfiguring injuries is reviving conflict of interest questions that have swirled for years about Jon Hendry, the embattled boss of IATSE Local 480 in Santa Fe. Hendry, who was […]

SAG-AFTRA Establishes “Standards And Practices” For Stunt Coordinators

15 March, 2018 (23:23) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

    by David Robb March 15, 2018 6:31pm EXCLUSIVE: In a move to bolster safety and foster diversity and gender equality, SAG-AFTRA’s national board of directors has established a new set of “standards and practices” for film and TV stunt coordinators. The move comes in the wake of two-stunt related deaths last year, and […]

SAG-AFTRA Sets Workshop To Train Its Leaders In Sexual Harassment Prevention

22 February, 2018 (16:16) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

    by David Robb February 22, 2018 11:51am SAG-AFTRA will hold a workshop next week for its officers and more than 300 local and national board members to teach them how to identify and prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. The two-hour workshop, designed specifically for union leaders, will be held Wednesday, February 28, […]