Posted by Allison on June 22, 2005 11:46 AM
The Screen Actors Guild's national executive committee has rejected a proposed contract which would increase the rate of pay that video game voice actors receive. The proposed contract offered actors a 36% pay increase over three years (with a 25% increase effective immediately). However, the contract did not offer actors any residual payments for those starring in high-selling games (400,000 copies), which was the deciding factor for SAG. Interestingly enough, SAG's sister union, AFTRA (American Federation of Television and Radio Artists), approved the terms of the contract, which will go into effect on July 1st.
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