Celebrating strength in numbers…with cake, of course!

April 15, 2014 #MEAAEquity

If every cast member of a film, TV show or live production is an Equity member we have the best chance of improving pay and conditions.

Producers might be able to say no to one performer but they can’t ignore the entire cast! Being “100% Equity” matters.

View our 100% Equity cast photos here.

If your cast is 100% we ...

Samuel Johnson’s charity mission continues – show your support!

April 8, 2014 #MEAAEquity

A huge congratulations to Equity member Samuel Johnson who has raised more than $1million for breast cancer research – and set a new Guinness World Record for the longest distance travelled on a unicycle!

In February Johnson arrived home in Melbourne after a yearlong ride around Australia, inspired by his sister Connie who is fighting breast cancer.

“Connie has fought cancer three ...

Anita Jacoby inspires at a stellar Women in Media event

March 27, 2014 #MEAAMedia #womeninmedia

ITV Studios Australia managing director Anita Jacoby helped to create an inspiring discussion on gender equality at a packed Women in Media event in Ultimo on March 19.

Ms Jacoby spoke to a room of students, journalists and industry veterans about ways to improve female representation and correct gender imbalances within the media, such as delivering quality material and mentoring women.

She ...

Are you the Walkley Young Journo of the Year?

March 25, 2014 #MEAAMedia #walkleys

Entries are now open to the 2014 Walkley Young Journalist of the Year Awards.

Since 2008, this hotly contested award for Australian journalists aged 26 and under has identified and celebrated the rising stars of the new generation, opening doors for young talent in Australia and kick-starting careers.

There are six categories:

    Text-based Journalism (sponsored by Fairfax Media)     Radio/Audio Journalism (sponsored by ...

Hollywood: What to know before you go

March 25, 2014 #MEAAEquity

If you’re thinking of taking a crack at Hollywood, LA-based talent scout Jason Siner has a few words of advice: accept that you’re a product and market yourself accordingly

Next year, hundreds of Australian actors will travel to Los Angeles to join more than 200,000 other hopefuls attempting to pursue an on-camera career in Hollywood. Most will fail. All too many ...