Production

The complexities of broadcast and print production management can leave many agency people baffled. Unbaffle yourself here.

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2016 SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract Interpretive Disagreements

Production Services

This Member Bulletin addresses some areas of confusion related to SAG-AFTRA’s interpretation of particular terms of the Commercials Contract (as amended by the 2016 Memorandum of Agreement (“MOA”), the “Contract”).

The State of Agency Project Management

Research Services

This edition of the SoDA Report On  Agency Project Management explores project management challenges and successes that agencies are facing in 2016 and how best practices can help with margin predictions, managing client expectations, nurturing the agency’s creative team, and  more.

Agencies Beef Up Virtual Reality Capabilities

Research Services

Digiday reports that as brands start to experiment with virtual reality, agencies are feeling pressured to work with production companies or build their own in-house VR capabilities.

2016 SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contracts: Memorandum of Agreements & Drafting Agreements

Production Services

The 2016 SAG- AFTRA Commercials Contracts Memorandum of Agreements (MOAs) and Drafting Agreements are now posted on the Joint Policy Committee website.

2016 SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contracts – Memorandum of Agreements (MOA’s) and Drafting Agreements

Production Services

The 2016 SAG- AFTRA Commercials Contracts Memorandum of Agreements (MOAs) and Drafting Agreements are now posted on the Joint Policy Committee website

The State of Agency Workflow Management

Research Services

SoDA in partnership with Deltek explores agency trends in workflow management, processes, and tools. Key issues and challenges that agencies face in managing projects are also uncovered.

POV: HTML5 Industry Adoption

Marketing & Communications

Recent announcements have highlighted a quicker-than-anticipated changeover in the industry, from Flash creative units to HTML5.

ANA-4A's Joint Policy Committee Town Hall Meeting

Management Services

The ANA-4A’s Joint Policy Committee on Talent Union Relations (JPC) will be holding its’ first Town Hall Meeting for 2015 on Thursday, March 5th in Miami, Florida.

Traffic Manager (Variation F)

Management Services

TRAFFIC MANAGER Job Description Department: Production Reports To: Director of Print Traffic Summary: Liaisons with other departments: manages traffic on projects in a timely, efficient manner. Ensures all information forms are completed and delivered in a comprehensive, accurate and timely fashion. Responsibilities: Maintains complete routing files for all projects. Generates and disseminates status reports. Tracks […]

JPC-AFM 2014-2017 Commercials Agreement: Summary and Memorandum of Agreement

Marketing & Communications

On June 5, 2014, the Joint Policy Committee on Broadcast Talent Union Relations (JPC) and the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) reached agreement on a new three-year collective bargaining agreement.

SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract – Residual Payments for Get TV – Bulletin# 7646

Production Services

SAG-AFTRA has agreed to a modified residual payment structure under the SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract for commercials airing on Get TV.

JPC Authorizers and Direct Signatories to the JPC-AFM Television and Radio Commercial Announcements Agreement – Bulletin #7642JPC

Marketing & Communications

The ANA-4A’s Joint Policy Committee on Talent Union Relations (JPC) is pleased to announce that it has reached a successful conclusion to collective bargaining with the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM).

American Humane Association Issues New Fee for Service Guidelines

Marketing & Communications

The American Humane Association (AHA) and the SAG-AFTRA IACF Funds and the Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) have agreed on terms of fee-for-service effective January 1, 2014.

SAG-AFTRA 2013 Commercials Contracts – Clarifications

Production Services

After conclusion of the 2013 Commercials Contracts negotiations and subsequent ratification, several issues came under review by the JPC and SAG-AFTRA that warranted further discussion and clarification.

SAG-AFTRA Corporate/Educational Non-Broadcast Contracts

Production Services

The 2011-2014 SAG-AFTRA Corporate/Educational and Non-Broadcast Contracts, which were set to expire on April 30, 2014, have been extended one year through April 30, 2015.