The SAG-AFTRA strike suspended amid potential agreement
Hollywood actors and major film and television studios have reached a deal to end the industry-disrupting strike that persisted for months.
Yesterday evening, the actors union SAG-AFTRA unanimously voted to approve a tentative agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. The historic strike is officially suspended, and all picket lines are now closed. USC experts are available to discuss.
Anita Dashiell-Sparks is an expert on theater, activism and equity, diversity and inclusion. Dashiell-Sparks is a professor of theatre practice, serves as associate dean of equity, diversity, and inclusion for the USC School of Dramatic Arts, and has taught acting, movement, and critical studies at USC for over 18 years.
Sanjay Sharma is an expert in banking, finance, entertainment and media. He is an adjunct professor of finance and business economics at the USC Marshall School of Business. Sharma has provided expert insights into the SAG-AFTRA strike with commentary published in Forbes, The Hollywood Reporter, and an op-ed in MarketWatch.
Larry Vincent is an award-winning author, researcher, and marketing leader who specializes in brand strategy, new product development, marketing innovation, consumer research, and marketing for media, entertainment, and technology. He is an associate professor of the practice of marketing at the USC Marshall School of Business.
David Warshofsky is an expert in theatre, film and television. Warshofsky is a professor of theatre practice in acting and director of MFA Acting at the USC School of Dramatic Arts.