By Stephanie Ciccarelli
October 12, 2007
Will this issue ever be resolved?
What happens when video games like Halo 3 make video game production companies millions of dollars but their voice actors only see the initial session fee payments?
Potentially a strike, that's what. Check out this interview that aired on NPR on October 11th, 2007 tackling this very touchy subject.
There was an interview October 11th, on NPR (National Public Radio) in the United States hosted by Nate DiMeo featuring an interview about pay for voice actors in video games, the argument being that if blockbuster video games are earning hundreds of millions of dollars, union actors who provide voices for the characters should get a bigger share of the profits, perhaps even residuals, just as their colleagues in television get when television shows enjoy re-runs.
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