Thursday, September 21, 2017

AMPTP

Sunday, Jul. 16, 2017

The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) National Board of Directors met Saturday (7/15) in a one-day videoconference plenary and approved the tentative agreement reached with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP). With the...

Tuesday, Jul. 4, 2017

The 4th of July was a day for celebration on the labor front as the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) announced this morning that they reached a tentative agreement on a new...

Saturday, Jul. 1, 2017

SAG-AFTRA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) have agreed to extend the current motion/picture TV contract “on a day-to-day basis,” according to a joint statement, in order to continue talks toward reaching a new master agreement.

Both sides announced at...

Monday, Jun. 26, 2017

SAG-AFTRA’s National Board of Directors has voted unanimously to ask its full membership for a strike authorization should an agreement not be reached between the union and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) on a new film/TV contract.

Gabrielle Carteris, SAG-...

Wednesday, May. 24, 2017

The members of the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have ratified a new three-year deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).
 
The WGA membership overwhelmingly voted in favor of ratification. Of the 3,647...

Monday, Apr. 24, 2017

Members of the Writers Guild of America are one step closer to striking come May 2. In a letter to its members Monday, the WGA said 96.3 percent voted to authorize a strike as the May 1 contract expiration deadline looms. Negotiations between the Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and...

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)....