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SAG-AFTRA & Producers Agree To Third Extension; Contract Talks Resume Monday

3 July, 2017 (00:28) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  and Erik Pedersen July 2, 2017 10:54pm For the third night in a row, SAG-AFTRA and producers have agreed to extend their talks for a new film and TV contract by a day. The sides will convene again on Monday at the AMPTP headquarters in Encino. Progress was reported last night as the […]

SAG-AFTRA Contract Talks Continue Despite Strike Threat!

27 June, 2017 (14:49) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb  June 27, 2017 12:56pm Negotiations for a new SAG-AFTRA film and TV contract continued today against the backdrop of a strike threat. The union says it will ask members for strike authorization if a fair deal isn’t reached by Friday. SAG-AFTRA will hold an informational meeting Wednesday night at the Sportsmen’s […]

Musicians Union Hails State Bill To Expand Tax Credits For Music Scoring.

13 June, 2017 (15:51) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb June 13, 2017 2:01pm A bill designed to rescue California’s music scoring industry is being hailed by the American Federation of Musicians as an important deterrent to the continued “exodus of film and television music jobs.” Introduced by Assembly Majority Leader Ian Calderon, the bill would significantly raise the tax credit for […]

Studios Snubbed WGA’s Contract Proposal To Boost Women & Minority Writers!

12 May, 2017 (22:00) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  May 12, 2017 5: EXCLUSIVE: The WGA made no major gains in its new film and TV contract regarding diversity, which the guild has been pushing for years. “There was a proposal related to diversity on the table,” an industry source said, “but the guild did not get it.” Related DEAL!! WGA […]

WGA Leaders On Both Coasts Approve New Contract!

5 May, 2017 (00:40) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

By David Robb May 4, 2017 10:02pm The WGA’s new film and TV contract was approved tonight in Los Angeles by the board of the WGA West and in New York by the council of the WGA East. It now goes to the guilds’ members for final ratification, which is all but guaranteed. Related DEAL!! […]