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About vfxinsider

This is a group blog of vfx artists working in Vancouver. Inspired by vfxsoldier we decided to take a stand and speak out about the great imbalance of power that exists between the employer studios and individual vfx artists. We are tired of keeping quiet while the vfx studios come up with ever more creative payment schemes to reduce their production costs at our expense while openly violating BC labor laws.

David Simon on Unions. “Organized labour doesn’t have to win all the battles, But we should win most of them.”

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Unpaid Internships Must Be Destroyed

https://medium.com/the-nib/6050f2c25497

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When Your Boss Steals Your Wages

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List of film unions and their contracts

http://www.filmcontracts.net/contracts/list.php?category=30

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Negotiations, we should have a seat at the table

Large corporations hire lawyers, lobbyists, and politicians. When worker’s want to negotiate we are regulated. The word the government has for workers negotiating with their employer is “Unions.” That filthy filthy word…. “union” Somehow it became a filthy word to … Continue reading

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Tiger strike!

http://www.thefrumps.com/comic/2013/02/28/vfx-protest

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The Answer To Wealth Inequality? A Seat At The Table

    Someone animated this Harvard study.

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