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DGA-AMPTP Deal: Full List Of New Media Provisions

From the official fact sheet released by DGA, the full list of new media related provisions in the agreement (read our news story on the deal):

New Media

Jurisdiction over:

  • All new media content that is derivative of product already covered under current contracts.
  • Original content:
    • All original content above $15,000/minute or $300,000/program or $500,000/series, whichever is lowest.
      • Original content below the threshold will be covered when a DGA member is employed in the production.

      Electronic Sell-Through (Paid Downloads)

      • More than doubles the rate currently paid by the employers on television programming to .70% above 100,000 units downloaded.
        • Below 100,000 breakpoint: rate will be paid at the current rates of .30% until worldwide gross receipts reach $1 million and .36% thereafter.
        • Increases rate paid on feature films by 80% to .65% above 50,000 units downloaded

          • Below 50,000 breakpoint: rate will be paid at the current rates of .30% until worldwide gross receipts reach $1 million and .36% thereafter.

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