Hollywood Strike nears conclusion as SAG-AFTRA and AMPTP collaborate in joint session
Negotiation: The American entertainment industry was dwindling into chaos ever since the great Hollywood Strike took off from May 2023. As the strike was swooning in it's full pace, every mega occasion and events were hindered in obstacles which also included the infamous Emmys 2023. While amid the magnanimous strike, the negotiations were finally resumed on Monday between the writers-actors and the representatives of major studios, television networks and streaming services, which has bought the two parties for the first time come under the bargaining table.
As per the reports, both the parties cleared stating, "SAG-AFTRA and the AMPTP met for a full day bargaining session and have concluded," after the end of the joint session, on Monday. Now with the jointly discussed negotiation, it has bought a subtleness between the television realm and the 11,500 members of Writers Guild of America.
The reason of strike
Meanwhile, the Writers Guild of America, WGA is on constant strike ever since may 1, 2023 for a better demand in pay and posing threat by the interference of artificial intelligence ended with zero deal. According to the writer's demand, they must be paid well enough in correspondence to a show's success. later in July 14, 2023 the Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA) joined hands with the writers too. The Sag which represents 160,000 actors including some A-listed artists has announced the walkout after failing to reach the demanded agreement with the Alliance of Motion Pictures and television producers which includes studios like Walt Disney and even Netflix Inc. The strike has shut down famous late night shows like 'The Tonight Show', and halted over numerous projects imperiling the traditional release of the new television shows coming in September.
Speaking about the SAG-AFTRA, it is Hollywood's largest union representing a whopping number of performers as well as writers who paved away from their respective positions on July 14, 2023 demanding higher wages, payments that were residue earlier and the enactment of eradication of AI(Artificial Intelligence) in the television business. Lately the strike that was joined by numerous actors demanded their high value, thus protecting their self images from the AI generated replicas. The demands of the A-listers also include a equal compensation on revenue sharing. The list further went on with racial discrimination as well as self-taped auditions.
- PTC PUNJABI