November 9, 2016 #MEAAMedia Featured MediaRoom News Releases
MEAA has called on News Corp Australia to confirm that there will be no forced redundancies as part of its latest round of cost savings measures. Yesterday the company announced it would find $40 million in savings and said that there would also be job losses as part of the cost cutting.
It is particularly frustrating that the announcement of the ...
November 7, 2016 #MEAAEquity
In late October, Equity wrote to producers of Priscilla the Musical in response to a media story that the only indigenous character had been cut from the New Zealand tour because of “an apparent lack of Aboriginal performers”. We received a detailed response from the producer, pointing out that a number of versions of the production have evolved to suit ...
November 4, 2016 #Freelance #MEAAMedia News
With media empires crumbling as they grapple with falling revenues and even the future of independent journalism under threat, everyone is searching for the Holy Grail of how to monetise journalists’ content online.
October 30, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS
Chris Webb is an assistant director and proud MEAA member. Chris started his career at the ABC where he worked his way up to being an assistant director and once he was given the opportunity to work on Peter Weir’s The Year of Living Dangerously, he became a freelancer. Chris chats to us about is role, career highlights, and why ...
October 27, 2016 #MEAAEquity
The Screen Producers Association and MEAA Equity are in discussions to develop a Child Safety Code of Conduct.