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How Film Sales at Fall Festivals May Be Impacted by SAG-AFTRA Interim Agreements

15 August, 2023

Amid the dual Writers Guild of America and SAG-AFTRA strikes, Hollywood is getting ready for a very different fall festival season. And now the industry is getting more clarity as to how SAG-AFTRA’s interim agreements could affect the film sales out of these festivals. Buyers of films that have signed interim agreements will need to adhere to the terms laid out in the agreements, said SAG chief negotiator Duncan Crabtree Ireland on Tuesday. If streamers agree to these interim agreements for publicity purposes, they would indeed be signing on to SAG-AFTRA’s requirement that actors for streaming projects receive 2 percent of subscription revenue produced by those projects according to a metric from Parrot Analytics.

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