How Unions Saved Hollywood During The Pandemic And What’s In Store For 2022

Hollywood’s guilds and unions saved the film and TV business in 2021. Working cooperatively with the industry’s companies, they adopted Covid-19 protocols that got production booming and their members safely back to work, all the while averting strikes that would have crippled recovery efforts.

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    SOURCE: Deadline

    Date: December 30, 2021

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  • The 5 Worst Copyright Decisions of 2021

    I don’t know about you, but my 2021 actually made 2020 look pretty, prettay, prettaay good by comparison. This was the year we actually had to try to pretend everything was back to normal when, frankly, it was anything but. So, forget all the “best of” lists that I’m sure are clogging up your feeds right now. Here are my personal picks for the copyright opinions from 2021 that, much like the year itself, leave a little something to be desired.

    Read More: https://copyrightlately.com/the-5-worst-copyright-decisions-of-2021/

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    SOURCE: Copyright Lately

    Date: December 29, 2021

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  • Two Shot: Streaming Vs Theatrical – Can The Moviegoing Experience Still Be Saved?

    This week, Hammond and McCarthy get into a heavy topic these days in terms of the way we have viewed movies in the past, present and inevitably the future. It is a hot conversation being had in the industry weighing the pros and cons of traditional theatrical exhibition vs the ever-changing business of streaming new movies, sometimes skipping theaters altogether even for films with very big stars who are being lured with wads of cash from the world of streamers.

    Read More: https://deadline.com/video/theatrical-versus-streaming-two-shot-pete-hammond-todd-mccarthy-video-series/#recipient_hashed=3a259dd7948fa5cf81748fd59fbfdb0cdc19448cf6f4bf505f19cde98578e9d3

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    SOURCE: Deadline

    Date: December 28, 2021

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  • SAG-AFTRA & Actors’ Equity Extend Agreement Over Taping Of Live Stage Shows During Pandemic

    SAG-AFTRA and the Actors’ Equity Association have agreed to a six-month extension of an agreement they reached last year that settled a bitter jurisdictional dispute over the taping or streaming of live theater during the Covid-19 pandemic. The agreement was originally set to expire at the end of the year, but the extension acknowledges the ongoing nature of the pandemic and sets Juine 30, 2022, as the new expiration date.

    Read More: https://deadline.com/2021/12/sag-aftra-actors-equity-extend-agreement-over-taping-of-live-stage-shows-during-pandemic-1234900533/#recipient_hashed=3a259dd7948fa5cf81748fd59fbfdb0cdc19448cf6f4bf505f19cde98578e9d3

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    SOURCE: Deadline

    Date: December 21, 2021

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  • SAG-AFTRA, Actors’ Equity Association Extend Pandemic Agreement

    LOS ANGELES & NEW YORK – Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and Actors’ Equity Association today announced an extension to their 2020 agreement addressing the coverage of live theater that is recorded or streamed for exhibition to a remote audience.

    Read More: https://www.sagaftra.org/sag-aftra-actors%E2%80%99-equity-association-extend-pandemic-agreement

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    SOURCE: SAG-AFTRA

    Date: December 21, 2021

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  • The Valued Gap: 2021 in Review

    2021 was many things for the music business – where everything throughout the year was sharpened and heightened because of the pandemic – but it was most certainly never boring. Catalogues were still being sold for phenomenal sums, but alongside this came moves to ensure that the songwriters themselves had a greater share in the upside of these boom times.

    Read More: https://www.synchtank.com/blog/the-valued-gap-2021-music-industry-in-review/?utm_source=Synchtank+Weekly+newsletter&utm_campaign=cf83623c29-SYNCHTANK_WEEKLY_26/10/21_(COPY_02)_28_10_2021_COP&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_88f6f9ac96-cf83623c29-384804757

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    SOURCE: Synchtank

    Date: December 13, 2021

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  • Spotlight put on the merch commissions charged by venues

    While the debate continues about how the good old digital pie is split between different stakeholders in the music industry, the spotlight fell on how another artist revenue stream is shared out last week, after Tim Burgess of The Charlatans commented on the commissions some venues charge on merch sales that take place at shows.

    Read More: https://completemusicupdate.com/article/spotlight-put-on-the-merch-commissions-charge-by-venues/

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    SOURCE: CMU

    Date: December 13, 2021

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  • Judge again refuses to dismiss Shake It Off song-theft lawsuit against Taylor Swift

    A US judge has again declined to dismiss the long-running ‘Shake It Off’ song theft lawsuit, meaning that the songwriters who allege that Taylor Swift’s 2014 hit rips off a song they wrote in 2001 should now be able to have their case presented to a jury.

    Read More: https://completemusicupdate.com/article/judge-again-refuses-to-dismiss-shake-it-off-song-theft-lawsuit-against-taylor-swift/

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    SOURCE: CMU

    Date: December 10, 2021

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  • Animation Guild Takes Page From Larger IATSE Activism in Push for Higher Wages

    In talks with producers through Dec. 2, TAG, through the #PayAnimationWriters hashtag, has called for parity between its members and their counterparts repped by the Writers Guild.

    Read More: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/business/business-news/animation-guild-wages-contract-iatse-1235055746/#recipient_hashed=3a259dd7948fa5cf81748fd59fbfdb0cdc19448cf6f4bf505f19cde98578e9d3f

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    SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter

    Date: December 1, 2021

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