Actors and producers met over the past two days to try to resolve the crisis.
10/26/2023 • 01 h 30
Apparently not yet This is how the Hollywood actors’ strike, which lasted for 105 days, is about to end. Although the Motion Picture and Television Actors Guild of America (SAG-AFTRA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) returned to the negotiating table, in a meeting that began Tuesday and continued through yesterday (at closing time) of this edition, Conclusions), and the impasse is likely to continue. But “the battle is far from over,” SAG-AFTRA wrote on its official website on Wednesday, warning all members not to believe “everything they read in the press.”
But why don’t the two sides understand each other? If it is true, from the points on the table, that improving basic working conditions and regulating the use of AI (including compensation for professionals and a consent clause) appears to be on the right path to reaching an agreement, then the bigger problem lies in increasing residual rights, which are not It’s just a bonus that professionals get whenever one of their productions is rebroadcast on the streaming service. The calculations have already been done and this measure could cost North American studios around 472 million euros per year. Regarding the minimum wage, SAG-AFTRA is demanding an 11% increase, as well as increased contributions to Social Security and pensions, and this point appears to be within the reach of negotiations.
Remember, the strike called on July 13 has affected many series, films and premieres around the world.
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