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Take DG's New Media Survey: Live Stream and The New Normal

Take Our New Media Survey Early in the pandemic, the New Media Committee sent DG members a survey regarding the "new normal" of digital performance. More than five hundred of you responded. Virtual rehearsals, readings, and performances seem to be a way of life now. Even...
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DG Career Training: New Media and DG's Digital Rights Agreement

Hosted by Ralph Sevush, Executive Director of Business Affairs, Aisha DeCoteau, Director of Business Affairs, and David H. Faux, Of Counsel, with Kristoffer Diaz, New Media Committee Chair, and Jim Hoare, Theatrical Rights Worldwide. Join us on Friday, January 15 at 2pm for an ASK BA event featuring our new Digital Rights Contract. 2020 saw the biggest upset to the...
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Actors Equity and SAG-AFTRA Reach Agreement on Streamed Performances

Last week, unions Actors Equity and SAG-AFTRA came to an agreement regarding whether live-streamed performances should be considered theatre or television. Typically, live-streamed work falls under SAG-AFTRA's jurisdiction. However, for the duration of the pandemic (currently defined as taking place through December 2021), Actors Equity will be responsible for covering digital work that is presented as a supplement...
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New Digital Rights Agreement

The Dramatists Guild's Business Affairs department recently created a new Digital Rights Agreement for member use. This agreement is intended to be a model contract that will enable members to grant a non-profit producer the exclusive right to present live-streamed productions. Any members who wish to license live stage production rights along with their digital rights can negotiate terms, using the DG form of live production agreement that is applicable to their circumstances, and...
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New Contract: Livestream Addendum

As theatres remain closed, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, many producing organizations have moved to presenting live-streamed content. Specifically, producing organizations are looking to present works from their archives, or convert previously contemplated live performances into digitally streamed performances....