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Archive for tag: SAG

As Writers Guild Talks Stall, a Jittery Hollywood Wonders What’s Next.

28 March, 2017 (14:58) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

6:00 AM PDT 3/28/2017 by Jonathan Handel A strike authorization vote is on tap, but SAG-AFTRA may be waiting in the wings as an intricate dance begins. The Writers Guild may or may not have deliberately set up its first two weeks of talks with AMPTP studio negotiators to fail, but fail they did, leading […]

The Race Is On: Peter Antico First To Announce Candidacy For SAG-AFTRA President!

14 March, 2017 (17:03) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

Courtesy Peter Antioco by David Robb March 14, 2017 3:48pm Peter Antico, one of the most outspoken critics of SAG-AFTRA’s leadership, has announced he’ll be a candidate for president of the 160,000-member performers’ union. The election will be held in August, and he’s the first to announce his candidacy. Antico, a veteran actor and stunt […]

ATA Teams With Actors Fund To Locate Child Stars Owed $1 Million!

21 November, 2016 (22:26) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb November 21, 2016 5:05pm  The Association of Talent Agents is reaching out to its member agencies to help locate more than 500 child actors and former child stars who are collectively owed more than $1 million in unclaimed earnings that are being held for them by Actors Fund. Related Actors Fund Reaching […]

SAG-AFTRA Video Game Strike Could Last Months!

3 November, 2016 (13:38) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb   November 3, 2016 9:25am Don’t expect the two-week-old SAG-AFTRA strike against the video game industry to end any time soon. Not unless the companies are willing to compromise on the key strike issue: residuals. By all accounts, the union and its members, who will picket WB Games today in Burbank, are […]

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 […]