Voiceover Rate Sheet Resource

September 11th, 2014 by Colleen 
Quick and Easy Clicks to Rate Sheets   Almost on a daily basis when helping producers who are creating voice over casting projects on Voicebank.net I am asked about rates for talent. Example from today – “Basically, what are the talent fees for regional one year usage”?     Even when the producer is creating a non-union project I encourage to check what the union rate...

First Major SAG-AFTRA Contracts APPROVED

June 5th, 2013 by Colleen 
New Three-Year Commercials Contracts Effective Retroactive to April 1, 2013 Straight from SAG -AFTRA LOS ANGELES (May 31, 2013) — “In national voting completed today, SAG-AFTRA members overwhelmingly approved new, three-year contracts negotiated with the advertising industry covering commercials. The 2013 SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract and 2013 SAG-AFTRA Radio Recorded Commercials Contract...

Save the Date – SAG Foundation’s 3rd Annual Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Classic

May 22nd, 2013 by Colleen 
Voice-Over Artist James Arnold Taylor Gives Support to the Don La Fontaine Voice-Over Lab And You Can Too! – You can donate and mark your calendar to be a part of the SAG Foundation’s 3rd Annual Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Classic on Saturday, August 24, 2013 which benefits the DLF Voice-Over Lab. Original article – James Arnold Taylor and DLF Voice-over Lab The Screen Actors Guild Foundation...

NEW SAG & AFTRA 2013 RATE SHEETS

May 15th, 2013 by Colleen 
NEW SAG & AFTRA 2013 RATE SHEETS Almost on a daily basis when helping producers who are creating voice over casting projects on Voicebank.net I am asked about rates for talent. Example from today – “Basically, what are the talent fees for 8 weeks/regional market usage”? Even when the producer is creating a non-union project I encourage to check what the union rate is and settle...

GREAT NEWS ON THE SAG/AFTRA Front!

April 8th, 2013 by Colleen 
SAG-AFTRA Reaches Deal on Commercials Contract Contract negotiations are always a stressful time but going in with an “easy does it” approach helped all concerned to ease into  a tentative agreement on a 3 year deal with the AD industry. We thank Variety.com for this great informative article! – SAG-AFTRA Reaches Deal

AFTRA Reaches Tentative Agreement with AMPTP on Primetime Television Contract

May 28th, 2008 by  
LOS ANGELES (May 28, 2008) “The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists” the nation’s second largest performers union, representing 70,000 members, including approximately 52,000 working actors has reached a tentative agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) on a new three-year primetime television contract (Exhibit A of the AFTRA...

Wall Street Journal article on SAG/AFTRA negotiations.

April 27th, 2008 by  
This is a repost from an April 3, 2008 Wall Street Journal article written by Peter Sanders. Actors Guild Faces Drama In Its Ranks – Stewart Wilson-Turner var hs_portalid=78808; var hs_salog_version = "2.00"; var hs_ppa = "voicebank1.app7.hubspot.com"; document.write(unescape("%3Cscript src='" + document.location.protocol + "//" + hs_ppa + "/salog.js.aspx' type='text/javascript'%3E%3C/script%3E"));

Some thoughts on the 2008 Union Contract negotiations.

April 27th, 2008 by  
The current SAG and AFTRA negotiations for their expiring contracts is the big topic of conversation in the voice over industry. Over the past 12 months, I’ve had discussions with everyone from Producers and Creative Directors at Ad Agencies to Talent Agents to Actors – even a few SAG & AFTRA officials from both coasts have chimed in. Yes, the base point that people bring up is money: –...

AFTRA President Roberta Reardon Comments on DGA Agreement

January 18th, 2008 by  
LOS ANGELES (January 17, 2008) — The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, the national labor union of 70,000 actors, singers, dancers, announcers, and other broadcast talent, issued the following statement by President Roberta Reardon regarding the announcement that the Directors Guild of America has reached an agreement with the AMPTP:”AFTRA is encouraged by the news that...