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Archive for tag: EXCLUSIVE

EEOC: Major Studios Failed To Hire Female Directors; Lawsuit Looms!

15 February, 2017 (23:18) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb  February 15, 2017 9:51am February 15, 2017 9:51am EXCLUSIVE: The EEOC is in settlement talks with the major studios to resolve charges that they systemically discriminated against female directors. “Every one of the major studios has received a charge contending that they failed to hire women directors,” a knowledgeable source told […]

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 […]

SAG-AFTRA Teams With ATA To Pay Actors’ Unclaimed Residuals!

27 October, 2016 (19:07) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb October 27, 2016 5:51pm EXCLUSIVE: SAG-AFTRA and the Association of Talent Agents have worked out a deal that should make it easier for thousands of actors to collect their unclaimed residuals. The union is holding nearly $50 million in unclaimed SAG residuals for more than 100,000 performers it can’t locate. Related […]

Federal Mediator Joins SAG-AFTRA Video Game Contract Talks!

19 October, 2016 (21:31) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb October 19, 2016 3:16 pm EXCLUSIVE: After three days of intense bargaining, negotiations for a new SAG-AFTRA video game contract have deadlocked and a federal mediator will be called in this afternoon in an attempt to head off a threatened strike. The main issue is the union’s demand that performers receive an […]

Gabrielle Union’s ‘Being Mary Jane’ Lawsuit Sees SAG-AFTRA Get In The Act!

15 October, 2016 (01:32) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by Dominic Patten October 14, 2016 6:52pm EXCLUSIVE: Gabrielle Union’s multi-million dollar lawsuit against BET over claims that the Viacom-owned net played fast and loose with her Being Mary Jane contract just got a rather big boost from the biggest Hollywood union. SAG-AFTRA sent a grievance letter to Viacom yesterday over BET’s treatment not just […]