Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

A done deal: WGA membership overwhelmingly ratifies new contract

It’s a done deal. Writers Guild of America scribes officially give thumbs up to a new three year contract.  Yesterday, the WGA West announced on its website  the results of a contract vote by the rank and file. 99 percent of writers reportedly voted for the deal hammered out with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. This brings […]
Monday, March 21, 2011

Heated debate over Writers Guild tentative contract agreement

         The debate is heating up over the new Writers Guild tentative agreement with producers. Yesterday the negotiators for the WGA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers reached the tentative agreement after only about two and a half weeks of talking. The producers must have offered a juicy deal with plenty of perks and money for the writers […]
Sunday, November 7, 2010

SAG & AFTRA reach a tentative agreement with Hollywood producers

           Some good labor news in Tinseltown. Early this morning it was announced a tentative deal on a new contract had been reached with the Screen Actors Guild, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and the Hollywood producers. Talks began on Monday, September 27, between the actors’ representatives and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. During a marathon bargaining session over […]
Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Screen Actors Guild overwhelmingly approves new contract

It’s been a long time coming, but finally the 100,000 plus members of the Screen Actors Guild have a new contract today. The votes were counted last night on a new two-year deal with the big studio producers, which covers, “…film and digital television programs, motion pictures and new media productions,” according to an announcement on the SAG website. Around 110,000 ballots went out […]
Saturday, May 9, 2009

Screen Actors Guild tentative contract ballots set to go out

Thousands of members of the Screen Actors Guild will soon get to vote on that tentative contract deal with the big studio producers. The ballots to eligible guild members will be mailed out later this month on Tuesday, May 19, according to a message posted on the SAG website by Interim National Executive Director, David White, and SAG Chief Negotiator, John […]
Monday, April 20, 2009

Preparations underway for SAG membership vote on tentative deal

After months of on again /off again talks and tons of haggling and sniping, the members of the Screen Actors Guild will soon get the opportunity to vote on a contract deal. Yesterday, the Screen Actors Guild National Board of Directors approved a tentative agreement with the Big Studio producers by a narrow 53 to 47 vote. SAG and the Alliance of Motion Picture […]
Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Screen Actors Guild rejects producers’ last, best and final offer

Hollywood is once again facing a real life cliffhanger now that the Screen Actors Guild has turned down the producers’ so-called last, best and final offer. Remember a few weeks ago, the hard line negotiator in SAG  was tossed out by moderates who felt they could better work a deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. Well, what the moderates got was a […]
Wednesday, February 11, 2009

SAG and AMPTP talks back on again

      The Screen Actors Guild and the representatives from the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers are heading back to the bargaining table, according to a joint statement that appeared on the SAG website yesterday. The brief statement is below.  “Screen Actors Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have agreed to meet on February 17 and 18, […]
Tuesday, February 3, 2009

SAG and AMPTP contract talks abruptly canceled

        Instead of meeting with the big studio representatives, the Screen Actors Guild will be dealing with its own legal drama today. Last night, SAG canceled negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers set for today and tomorrow. The reason, SAG’s bitter in-fighting has now moved to the courts. Media sites such as Nikki Finke’s Deadline Hollywood […]