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Entries by Jonathan Handel from 08/2008

SAG DVD Residuals Increase: RIP

| Posted 08.04.2008 | Entertainment

Three years from now, when the SAG agreement and WGA agreement expire a month apart, the unions may decide to try once again to increase DVD residuals.

Rainbow Flags at Comic-Con

| Posted 08.06.2008 | Entertainment

Although Prism's "only" five years old, it's an outgrowth of a group founded about 20 years ago, at the time of the first Comic-Con panel on gays and comics.

SAG Still Talking? And What Next?

| Posted 08.16.2008 | Entertainment

Note that Nov. 5 will be the one-year anniversary of the start of the writers strike. A great day for a deal, I suppose, or, more darkly, what better time to cripple the industry with another work stoppage?

Live TV interviews with SAG Board candidates/members

| Posted 08.25.2008 | Entertainment

There's a fight for control of the Screen Actors Guild. Elections are going on now, and may determine whether and when the Guild finally reaches a dea...

Archive Video of Interviews with SAG Candidates

| Posted 08.28.2008 | Entertainment

Yesterday, I did live streaming video interviews with SAG candidates and board members from the incumbent, dominant faction, Membership First (represe...

SAG Slate Interviews: Disappointment

| Posted 08.31.2008 | Entertainment

As I've said, if SAG were willing to accept the studios' new media framework, it would more than likely be able to negotiate some of the other issues that matter.