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Jan 19, 2018 23:47:41 GMT 9.5
Harry Vance: If most anime work is supposed to be non-union, why do I see a bunch of anime productions like Madoka Magica where they have SAG-AFTRA talent in it? Is it that those anime productions I've seen are the exception to the rule or is there another reason?
Jan 20, 2018 1:17:58 GMT 9.5
LadyStardust: A lot of actors have to do non-union work as well in order to pay the bills, since so many projects are going non-union these days (particularly anime and JRPGs). Techncially you're not *supposed* to but since stuff like dubbing is very low on SAG's priori
Jan 20, 2018 15:33:56 GMT 9.5
LadyStardust: ty list to prosecute, most people don't get in trouble for it (although some use a fake name just to be safe0
Jan 20, 2018 15:34:10 GMT 9.5
LadyStardust: I've done a few union anime shows here and there but they are the exception not the norm, usually because they have to get or bring back an A-list voice actor. (you have to be a pretty big name to demand a show go union for you or else they'll just pick
Jan 20, 2018 15:35:15 GMT 9.5
LadyStardust: someone else). Also a lot of anime is done in Texas which is a right-to-work state so they don't really have to worry about union stuff there.
Jan 20, 2018 15:35:40 GMT 9.5
LadyStardust: If you're a high profile talent who works on prelay animation, Western games, and other much higher paying stuff, you may be able to survive on SAG-AFTRA work alone (or I believe for on-camera work, it's usually union anyway). But if the majority of stuff
Jan 20, 2018 15:36:52 GMT 9.5
LadyStardust: you have the opportunity to audition for is anime and JRPGs, you kinda have to be willing to do non-u stuff or you're not going to work very often.
Jan 20, 2018 15:37:11 GMT 9.5
LadyStardust: TBH there are a lot of projects out there that *should* be union, but aren't. high profile games etc.
Jan 20, 2018 15:37:38 GMT 9.5