Organizing Your Agency for Social: Social Media Team Frameworks, Staffing & Future-Proofing

Available to non-members for a limited time. The 4As’ social media committee has written a comprehensive white paper to help agencies organize a social media practice for sustainability and success for their clients and business.

4A’s Releases Agency Hourly Labor Billing Rate Report

Marketing & Communications

This report reveals that 2016 labor billing rates in the advertising industry are generally higher than those in 2014. Findings of this report include industry-wide guidance on market based labor rates.

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

POV: HTML5 Industry Adoption

Marketing & Communications

Recent announcements have highlighted a quicker-than-anticipated changeover in the industry, from Flash creative units to HTML5.

ANA-4A's Joint Policy Committee Town Hall Meeting

Management Services

The ANA-4A’s Joint Policy Committee on Talent Union Relations (JPC) will be holding its’ first Town Hall Meeting for 2015 on Thursday, March 5th in Miami, Florida.

Traffic Manager (Variation F)

Management Services

TRAFFIC MANAGER Job Description Department: Production Reports To: Director of Print Traffic Summary: Liaisons with other departments: manages traffic on projects in a timely, efficient manner. Ensures all information forms are completed and delivered in a comprehensive, accurate and timely fashion. Responsibilities: Maintains complete routing files for all projects. Generates and disseminates status reports. Tracks […]

JPC-AFM 2014-2017 Commercials Agreement: Summary and Memorandum of Agreement

Marketing & Communications

On June 5, 2014, the Joint Policy Committee on Broadcast Talent Union Relations (JPC) and the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) reached agreement on a new three-year collective bargaining agreement.

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.

JPC Authorizers and Direct Signatories to the JPC-AFM Television and Radio Commercial Announcements Agreement – Bulletin #7642JPC

Marketing & Communications

The ANA-4A’s Joint Policy Committee on Talent Union Relations (JPC) is pleased to announce that it has reached a successful conclusion to collective bargaining with the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM).

American Humane Association Issues New Fee for Service Guidelines

Marketing & Communications

The American Humane Association (AHA) and the SAG-AFTRA IACF Funds and the Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) have agreed on terms of fee-for-service effective January 1, 2014.