This week marks over 100 days since the actors went on strike to get more pay, better working conditions and protection from artificial intelligence.    Once the writer’s strike was resolved, earlier this month, the SAG-AFTRA union and the studios (AMPTP) met on multiple occasions to try to end the actor’s strike. However, talks broke down […]

It’s been over two months since the Screen Actors Guild of America union went on strike to increase pay and improve working conditions, which brought a halt to filming on many shows and films around the world.  Since July, the actors union and Hollywood studios, including Disney, have not been engaged in negotiations to end […]

Following months of negotiations, the Screen Actors Guild has announced that they will begin striking tonight at one minute past minute and will begin picketing at all the major studios. The SAG-AFTRA’s national board voted unanimously earlier today to launch the first major strike since 1980, joining the Writer’s Guild Of America, which began striking […]

Later today, the Screen Actors Guild is voting on if it should go on strike following a failure to come to an agreement with the studios, which include Disney, over several different issues, including the use of AI and about the residuals from streaming platforms.  These issues are also some of the core issues facing […]

The problems in Hollywood continue as SAG-AFTRA members, have voted 97.91% in favour of a strike authorization ahead of negotiations of the TV/Theatrical Contracts, with nearly 65,000 members casting ballots for a voting percentage of 47.69% of eligible voters. The strike authorization does not mean the union is calling a strike. SAG-AFTRA begins negotiations on […]

Over the past few months, there has been lots of discussion about the Writer’s strike that is currently going on within Hollywood, which has shut down or paused production on many projects, but many other unions have been negotiating with studios for fairer pay and working conditions within a streaming world. The Directors Guild of […]

As the Writer’s Strike moves into its second week in Hollywood, the major TV studios, including Disney’s 20th Television and ABC Signature Studios, along with Warner Brothers Television, CBS Studios and Universal Studios Group, have been contacting writers/producers who are currently signed on for overall deals, to inform them that they are being suspended. Disney’s […]

Following six weeks of negotiations with the big studios, including Disney, Netflix, Amazon, Apple, Discovery-Warner, NBC Universal, Paramount and Sony under the umbrella of the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP), the Writers Guild Of America has announced that it has gone on strike from Tuesday 2nd May 2023. The Writers Guild Of […]

It’s been looming over Hollywood for a while, but it’s official, the Writers Guild of America has announced that a writer’s strike has now begun, effective 12:01 AM, Tuesday, May 2nd 2023. The Writers Guild of America are labour unions representing writers in motion pictures, television, cable, digital media, and broadcast news. The Guilds negotiate […]