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Archive for tag: DGA

Studios and Networks Rebuff DGA Diversity Push For “Rooney Rule”

13 February, 2017 (23:22) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb February 13, 2017 5:13pm While signatory film and TV companies talk a good game about increasing the opportunities for minorities and women, they have “categorically rejected” continuing proposals by the DGA to embrace a program similar to one adopted by the National Football League that’s meant to encourage teams to consider […]

DGA Names Russ Hollander To Succeed Jay Roth As New Chief Executive!

6 February, 2017 (00:57) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  February 5, 2017 9:30pm EXCLUSIVE: Russ Hollander will be the DGA’s next chief executive succeeding Jay Roth, who is retiring in May after leading the guild for more than two decades. The appointment was made Sunday at a meeting of the guild’s national board of directors. Related DGA National Executive Director Jay […]

DGA Members Ratify New Studio Contract!

26 January, 2017 (13:00) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

   6:53 PM PST 1/25/2017 by Jonathan Handel jh@jhandel.com  jhandel Hollywood Reporter Ratification was expected! The membership of the Directors Guild of America has ratified the new three-year collective bargaining agreements between the DGA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP), the union’s president, Paris Barclay, announced Wednesday. A union statement said […]

DGA Executive Director Jay Roth Stepping Down!

18 January, 2017 (14:28) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

10:42 AM PST 1/18/2017 by Jonathan Handel He served 22 years and put his mark on the organization. Directors Guild of America national executive director Jay Roth is retiring effective in the late spring, the guild announced Wednesday. He will continue as a senior advisor. Roth served 22 years and was outside general counsel for […]

DGA Board Approves Contract Boosting Streaming Residuals!

29 December, 2016 (16:29) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary December 29, 2016 | 12:37 PM PT Leaders of the Directors Guild of America have approved unanimously a tentative three-year successor deal on the master contract for directors with what’s touted as a major gain in streaming residuals. The DGA made the announcement Thursday. The national board’s approval of […]