• Art Directors Guild To Hold Membership Town Halls Thursday To Discuss IATSE Strike Preparations

    7 days ago - By Deadline

    The Art Directors Guild, IATSE Local 800, will hold two membership town hall meetings on Thursday to discuss strike preparations and what will be expected of members if a strike begins on Monday. The meetings will be held at 7 p.m. ET and 7 p.m. PT. Earlier today, IATSE president Matthew Loeb said that the...
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  • ESPN Lands NFL's New Monday Night Wild Card Game, Capping “Wild Card Weekend,” In 5 Year Deal

    7 days ago - By Deadline

    The NFL has set another multiplatform deal for this season's wild card playoff games. ESPN owner the Walt Disney Company and the NFL announced a five year rights agreement for ESPN to present a new Monday night Wild Card game beginning with the 2021 season and continuing through the 2025 season. The agreement was announced...
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  • IATSE Sets Strike Date, Which Could Shut Down Film And TV Production Nationwide

    IATSE Sets Strike Date, Which Could Shut Down Film And TV Production Nationwide

    7 days ago - By Slash Film

    Hollywood may soon come to a grinding halt if two major organizations cannot reach an agreement. The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has officially set a strike date, meaning that if an agreement isn't settled on with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers soon, movie and TV production may all but stop entirely in the U.S. This is, to say the very least of it, a huge deal for the industry. As reported by Variety , Matthew Loeb, president of IATSE, said 60,000 union members will begin a strike on October 18 at 12:01 a.m. if an agreement with the AMPTP...
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  • IATSE Will Launch Nationwide Strike On Monday Unless Deal Is Reached In Next Few Days

    8 days ago - By Deadline

    IATSE president Matthew Loeb says that the union will go on strike on Monday unless a deal is reached in the next few days. Loeb said the union “will continue bargaining with the producers this week in the hopes of reaching an agreement that addresses core issues, such as reasonable rest periods, meal breaks, and...
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  • IATSE Sets Monday Strike Date for Film and TV Workers Unless Deal Is Reached

    8 days ago - By The Wrap

    IATSE has set a deadline for this coming Monday that if a deal is not reached between the union and the studios, a strike will begin.
    The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees International president Matthew Loeb announced Wednesday that unless an agreement is reached, union members will begin a nationwide strike against the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers on Monday, October 18 at 12:01 a.m., PDT.
    The deadline makes good on Loeb's previous statement that he wanted the negotiating to end one way or another in “days, not weeks.” And the announcement even...
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