Monthly Archives: January 2011

You Have Chosen………. Wisely.

 

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Oscars list for VFX,

 

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Variety Article On Fears Over Organizing VFX

CLICK HERE TO READ ARTICLE At last week’s Academy visual effects bakeoff, Acad governor Bill Taylor introduced the evening by noting that the seven films still in the Oscar race earned more than $3.3 billion in box office and employed … Continue reading

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What are the laws and what is being practiced by VFX studios?

If your interested in the discussion over VFX studios abiding or not abiding by B.C. Employment standards. You may have been hit with this argument: “REMEMBER!!!!  You cannot sign away your rights.  Employers cannot present to you a contract that contravenes BC … Continue reading

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Statistics Canada on Canadian labour Unions

This is a report by Statistics Canada on it’s finding of unions in Canada. The Union Movement in Transition This in interesting article on past and future growth of the film industry in Canada. Film, television and video post-production

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The Collective Agreement

This is a short video outlining the  IATSE 891 Collective Agreement. If anyone could tell me how it compares to the other film unions for benefits and overtime I would be grateful.   Peace

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Martin Luther King Speech on Workers Solidarity

In the final days of Martin Luther Kings life, his speeches began to criticize the war in Vietnam, poverty and worker exploitation.   His last speech was too come out in support of workers solidarity,  a sanitation workers strike in NYC. It’s … Continue reading

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