Category Archives: SAG-AFTRA

5 Things You Need To Know about Residuals

One of the biggest question marks when trying to ensure profitability on a film or TV project is the residuals payment obligation. The talent guild agreements are filled with nuanced rules that can end up costing an unsuspecting producer or … Continue reading

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SAG-AFTRA Extends Corporate / Non-Broadcast Agreement into 2015

SAG-AFTRA has signed off on a one-year extension of two of its pre-merger contracts for corporate, non-broadcast and educational work, the union announced earlier this week. The National Board of Directors ratified the agreement between the union and the Producers … Continue reading

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Details of SAG-AFTRA Ad Pact Released by Hollywood Reporter

Alleged details of the recently negotiated tentative pact between SAG-AFTRA and the advertising industry have been posted by Jonathan Handel of The Hollywood Reporter. Citing a source close to the negotiations, the reported points include a one-time 6% wage increase … Continue reading

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SAG-AFTRA Reaches Commercial Pact with Industry

Following over 7 weeks of talks, SAG-AFTRA and the Joint Policy Committee reached a tentative agreement Saturday on terms for successor agreements to the television and radio commercials contracts. The deal is subject to approval by the SAG-AFTRA National Board … Continue reading

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David White Named Dual Trustee for SAG-AFTRA’s Still-Separate Benefit Plans

In an apparent effort to streamline the process of merging SAG-AFTRA’s divergent health and retirement plans, the performers union has named national executive director David White to the AFTRA Health & Retirement Funds board of trustees, according to the Hollywood … Continue reading

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Media Services Releases 3 New Apps for the Production Industry

Media Services and Showbiz Software are proud to announce the release of three brand-new mobile apps for iPad and Android tablets. As first reported in the Hollywood Reporter, the production tools were released yesterday in conjunction with the annual Labor … Continue reading

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