The Vocal Majority
by Mark Evanier
Like the banner above says, I stand with the Animation Performers who are currently authorizing a strike vote. The issue is the compensation for voice work on animated programs made for subscription-based streaming platforms such as Amazon, Netflix and Hulu. You can [ED.NOTE: and should] read all about this here.
The strike vote will pass, probably by a wide margin. I see just about all the important voice actors endorsing this stance and that’s a solid indicator. These are the people the producers most want to hire, after all. As a general rule, the higher the vote to strike, the greater the chance there will not be a strike or it will be brief one. The negotiators, who thus far have resisted making a satisfactory offer, will be more inclined to make one if the Strike Authorization Vote is 95% than if it’s 80%….