Movie Workers: Where’s Our Pay?

Movie industry workers are asking for payment for content that is streamed. “Because streaming is best viewed as merely promotional in nature, network execs argue, actors, writers and directors are thus owed no extra payments for Internet-repurposed programming. It’s a contention that closely follows an argument over which formula to use for residuals on Internet and iPod downloads of movies and TV shows.”

Source: Backstage - 09/05/06