JPC Notice to Agency Authorizers & SAG-AFTRA Signatories + Production Planning Considerations

Production Services

The Joint Policy Committee has issued an important notice pertaining to the 2019 SAG-AFTRA commercials contract considerations. All 4A’s creative, production, business affairs and legal community leaders are urged to carefully review this information.

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”).

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

2011 Executive Summary of the 4A’s Television Production Cost Survey

This 4A’s report represents the 25th year of a continuing project focusing on the development of a computerized system for the reporting and analyzing of television production costs.

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.

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.

SAG-AFTRA Materials: Ad-ID Compliance and Electronic Reporting

Production Services

April 1, 2014 was the effective date for signatories to the 2013 SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract and the 2013 SAG-AFTRA Radio Recorded Commercials Contract (the “Contracts”) to ensure compliance.

JPC SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract: Update on Running Footage-Drivers

Production Services

Special provisions for payment for drivers—who are employed to provide services for “running footage” or “wild footage” for motor vehicle commercials—have been updated.

Arbitrator Finds for SAG-AFTRA in Allocation Dispute

Production Services

Arbitrator ordered a signatory to the SAG 2009 Commercials Contract to pay additional pension and health contributions to the SAG-Producers Pension and Health Plans.

JPC SAG-AFTRA: Residual Payments for THIS TV and Antenna TV

Production Services

SAG-AFTRA and the Tribune Company have come to an agreement on residual payments to be made under the 2013 SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract for commercials airing on Antenna TV and THIS TV.