Monday, April 24, 2017

AMPTP

Saturday, Apr. 8, 2017

So-called "Peak TV" and its expansive array of series has been great for viewers, say Hollywood scribes, but not so much for writers. On Monday, the Writers Guild of America will resume negotiations over a new contract with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, which...

Friday, Mar. 31, 2017

The last major Writers Guild of America (WGA) strike lasted 100 days in 2007-’08, adversely impacting TV and film production. Fast forward to today and recent developments have fueled speculation about the possibility of another walkout as the WGA’s East and West Coast boards have given a...

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017

Directors Guild of America membership has voted by an overwhelming margin to ratify the new collective bargaining agreements between the DGA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).
 
“I am happy to report that the DGA membership overwhelmingly voted to...

Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016

Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay announced that the DGA National Board, in a special meeting, voted unanimously to approve and recommend for ratification a new three-year collective bargaining agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP)....

Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016

The Directors Guild of America announced that it has concluded a tentative agreement on the terms of a new three-year collective bargaining agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.

Negotiations, which began on December 5, concluded December 23 and were led...

Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

In national voting completed today, members of SAG-AFTRA voted overwhelmingly to approve the 2014 TV/Theatrical Contracts. Members approved new, three-year contracts covering theatrical, primetime, and basic cable television production under the 2014 SAG-AFTRA...