Vice Media Post Employees
Ratify Guild Contract

October 26, 2018

Post-production employees of Vice Media, Inc. have overwhelmingly ratified a Motion Picture Editors Guild union contract. The agreement addresses employee’s concerns over pay and job security, and also breaks new ground on the topic of gender and use of pronouns. […]

The Eyes and Ears of Reality TV

August 17, 2018

Logging and transcribing are key responsibilities in the making of reality TV, as well as documentaries and occasionally other televised fare, but few know the subtle differences between the two and what the purveyors of these crafts actually do. […]

Hollywood Unions Slam
Court’s ‘Shameful’ Janus Ruling

August 17, 2018

As organized labor was left fuming after the Supreme Court’s late June decision in ‘Janus v. AFSCME’ that public service employees don’t have to pay union “agency fees,” Hollywood guilds planted a flag of defiance, writes Erik Pedersen in ‘Deadline Hollywood.’ […]

Not-So-Secret Agents:
The Art of Negotiating Revealed

July 5, 2018

During the last week of June, the Editors Guild Diversity Committee’s African-American Steering Committee hosted “The Art of Negotiation,” an eye-opening panel to show how agents serve below-the-line talent as well as those above the line. […]

What Our Members Do: Jeffrey Osmer

July 2, 2018

My primary job is to identify and “tag” an asset into our tracking system to be able to quickly retrieve that item in the future. We consistently field department requests to retrieve their previously created content. […]

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