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Katie Kilkenny

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Animation Guild Reaches Tentative Deal With Studios After Months of Negotiations

The deal, announced on Friday, provides wage increases and "significant gains for animation writers" and creates a Labor-Management Cooperative Committee.

Academy Museum Staff Seeks to Unionize With AFSCME

Academy Museum Workers United announced on Thursday that they will be seeking voluntary recognition from management and otherwise submitting a petition for an election with the National Labor Relations Board.

Film and TV Casting Directors Ratify New Three-Year Agreement

The new agreement institutes a 24 percent wage increase for casting associates in its first year and an additional $370 million infusion into the health and pension plan.

Activision Blizzard Worker Group Votes to Unionize in NLRB Election

A group of Quality Assurance workers at Wisconsin-based Raven Software opted to be represented in collective bargaining by labor giant the Communications Workers of America (CWA).

‘Elon Musk’s Crash Course’ Director Talks Autopilot Safety Questions and Silicon Valley Promises

Emma Schwartz, who spoke with former Tesla employees and leaders for the documentary on Musk's self-driving tech ambitions, says that "there were people who felt that now was the time they wanted to talk."

Dueling Set Safety Bills Stalled in California State Senate

Bills from Sen. Anthony Portantino and Sen. Dave Cortese that were authored in response to the 'Rust' tragedy are being "held in committee" in the California Senate's Appropriations Committee, and one senator says failure of industry stakeholders to bridge their differences is to blame.

Kino Lorber Lands North American Rights to Sundance Doc ‘Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power’ (Exclusive)

The film, which analyzes the way that the "male gaze" has permeated acclaimed films throughout cinema history and into the present day, will premiere theatrically and then stream on Kanopy.

Film and TV Casting Directors Reach New Tentative Three-Year Contract Deal

Talks for the agreement lasted two months, and a ratification vote is scheduled to begin on Sunday.

Writers Guild’s CBS News Union Ratifies New Three-Year Agreement

The deal will provide two percent minimum wage increases for staffers, augmented producer fees in certain cities and more severance pay for long-term staffers.

Reckoning With ‘Rust’: Dueling California Bills Tackle Set Safety

Two state legislators are offering different approaches to prevent future firearm hazards, one focused on gun regulation and one on broader set issues, with Hollywood backers on both sides.

Hollywood Modifies COVID-19 Protocols in Areas With “Low” Hospitalizations

The new deal, which will stay in place until July 15, includes modifications to testing frequency and masking requirements.

SAG-AFTRA Members Ratify Commercials Contracts Deal

In a vote, 92.25 percent of members were in favor of a tentative deal struck in early April that dramatically shifted the union's approach to per-use payments.