Digital Henchmen Launch Party - Had a chance to stop in at the Digital Henchmen launch party last Thursday night @ Club SAW here in Ottawa. Didn't see too many from the animation comm...
Thursday, May 7, 2009
NFB and Directors Guild of Canada sign "historic" agreement. This deal apparently recognizes the "central role a director plays in shaping the creative vision of a film" and, for the first time, "animation directors and assistant directors will enjoy the protection and benefits of a comprehensive collective agreement". This only relates to NFB folks, but still a step in the direction the rest of the animation community has been discussing. You can read the whole document at the link.
I'm going to give it a proper read later on.
To those whose lives are actually affected by this deal, congrats.