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Did the Directors Really Sabotage Their Sisters?

DGA Negotiations chair Jon Avnet.
DGA Negotiations chair Jon Avnet. Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images
Jonathan Handel
June 11, 2023

The Directors Guild’s new studio deal is in the news, and not necessarily in a good way. With ratification ballots due back on June 23, some members are saying their union achieved too little—particularly on the subjects of residuals, basic wages, and transparency.