FROM THE NEWS

  • tiffanybradley

“Stage Vs Screen Becomes Union Battleground”

American Theatre/Oct. 23, 2020 by Jerald Raymond Pierce


“What happens when a theatre company wants to make a movie? They may want to release a filmed version of a show they’ve staged, or, increasingly frequently during the pandemic lockdown, create a production designed to live exclusively in the digital sphere, on a screen. Among the logistics they will need to figure out—equipment, safety protocols, means of distribution—there is the question of union jurisdiction for the production’s actors and stage manager. If they’ve traditionally worked under some kind of Actors’ Equity Association contract, the U.S. stage union, would they turn to Equity for a deal? Or, given that historically, anything professionally presented on a screen—whether on PBS or HBO or Amazon Prime—has been covered by …” READ MORE


KEY TAKEAWAY: Two unions at odds over online content complicating progress


https://www.americantheatre.org/2020/10/23/stage-vs-screen-becomes-a-union-battleground/


Photo by Heshan Perera on Unsplash



Recent Posts

See All

Covid-19 Audience Outlook Monitor Study Extended

Second Phase of Research will Focus on Tracking Success with Vaccination and Readiness to Return to Live Programs, in Preparation for Reopening Today, WolfBrown announced the second phase of the Covid

Questions?

Please contact Alan Kline, Director of Audience Research Programs at WolfBrown

Email: alan.kline@wolfbrown.com

Phone: (415) 796 3060 ext 1

© 2020 WolfBrown. All rights reserved. View our Privacy Policy.