Since 1982, The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) has been the trade association responsible for negotiating virtually all the industry-wide guild and union contracts, including the American Federation of Musicians (AFM); American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA); Directors Guild of America (DGA); International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE); International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW); Laborers Local 724; Screen Actors Guild (SAG); Teamsters Local 399; and Writers Guild of America (WGA).
The AMPTP, the entertainment industry's official collective bargaining representative, negotiates 80 industry-wide collective bargaining agreements on behalf of over 350 motion picture and television producers (member companies include the production entities of the studios, broadcast networks, certain cable networks and independent producers).
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November 22, 2013
AMPTP and DGA Reach Tentative Agreement On Terms of New Contract
The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers and the Directors Guild of America today reached a tentative agreement on a new Television/Theatrical contract.
Contract negotiations began on November 4, 2013 and the talks were held at AMPTP headquarters in Sherman Oaks, CA.