BLOG – VERTICAL SHORT FORM – MAY/JUNE 2024

BLOG – VERTICAL SHORT FORM – MAY/JUNE 2024

Since the beginning of March, IATSE, the union for behind the scenes entertainment workers, has been negotiating a new deal. With the potential of another strike on the horizon, studios have been holding back on shooting so May and June have continued to be quiet....
BLOG – SURVIVE ‘TIL 25 – MARCH/APRIL 2024

BLOG – SURVIVE ‘TIL 25 – MARCH/APRIL 2024

So far, the industry has been slow all year because the studios, streaming platforms and television networks are waiting to see if the other unions (crew, drivers, technicians etc) will strike. The biggest union in the industry, IATSE, and several other unions, are...
BLOG – US CITIZENSHIP – JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2024

BLOG – US CITIZENSHIP – JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2024

On 17 January 2024, I became a citizen of the United States of America – I now have dual citizenship. I attended my interview where I was given a civics test, asked to read and write in English and asked some questions about my employment and travel history. The...
BLOG – ACTORS’ STRIKE FINALLY ENDS – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2023

BLOG – ACTORS’ STRIKE FINALLY ENDS – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2023

The actors’ strike finally ended on 9 November 2023 and was ratified by 78% of the membership on 5 December 2023. With the strike over, there was a small, flurry of television auditions at the end of the year – all saying, “memorization not required”, as SAG-AFTRA had...