Spotlight on Simon Lucas

July 4, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS

Simon Lucas is a unit manager and has worked on some of the biggest films shot in Australia including The Matrix and Wolverine. He chats to MEAA about why he’s a proud member and dispels a few mysteries about the unit department for us. 

Election 2016: how the policies compare

June 28, 2016 #freethearts #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity #MEAAMedia News
After examining the arts, screen and media policies of the major parties, MEAA has produced this scorecard.

Spotlight on Brendon Cole

June 27, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS

Brendon Cole has been a MEAA member at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for 27 years, as an ex-chief inspector at the Victorian Police, he brings with him patience when dealing with unruly patrons and drive to achieve successful outcomes when up against management in EBA negotiations. MEAA sat down with Cole recently to find out why being a MEAA member is ...

Beware of TVC testimonial agreements

June 24, 2016 #MEAAEquity

Performers are increasingly being required to sign off on “testimonial” release agreements for work on television commercials providing endorsements for products or companies.

Sexism in the media raises its ugly head

June 22, 2016 #MEAAMedia #womeninmedia News

A new debate about sexism and misogyny in Australia’s media has been sparked by the controversy over offensive comments made by broadcaster Eddie McGuire about one of Australia’s leading football journalists.