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LA Times examines SAG voice acting dispute

A recent LA Times article explores the "why" of the Screen Actors Guild's dispute with game publishers over pay for voice actors in video games. The main issue in the contract dispute is the "atmospheric" provision, which allows the client to use actors in 20 voice roles, up to 300 words, at the...

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Screen Actors Guild rejects video game voice deal

The Screen Actors Guild has rejected a new video game voice actor contract, while the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists has approved the deal. Variety reports that the "thesps" (stop it, Variety) of the SAG have asked "vidgame" (seriously, stop it, Variety!) employers to come...

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AFTRA, SAG negotiate new contracts for video game voice actors

It's fairly unlikely that you, dear reader, have done voice acting in video games, or are a card-carrying member of the Screen Actors Guild or the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. While this news might not directly apply to you, we thought we'd take a moment to celebrate the...

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AGDC08: The Screen Actors Guild wants you to hear its game voice(s)

We've seen the Screen Actor's Guild booth at a lot of gaming and interactive events recently, from SXSW to GDC in San Francisco, so we finally decided to stop by and see what they're doing there. Normally, when you think about video game development, SAG isn't the first thing that springs to mind....

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