Posted by Matt on April 10, 1999 at 00:03:56:
In Reply to: Re: Canada/ Our New Cheap Labour posted by Joanne on April 09, 1999 at 23:12:12:
: Just for the sake of background, I've been in the animation industry
: for four years....just a pup, I realize. I am also a Canadian.
: I've been visiting this site every day for just over a week....I've
: come back for comfort of knowing that there are other people who feel
: terribly mistreated in this industry.
: RE:The posting about the 'cheap labour'.....perhaps it would be helpful
: to add that being the 'cheap labour' does not have a 'choice' unless the
: choice is to not work at all. The artists aren't the ones who decide the
: budget that seems to be taking the work out of LA....Please don't use our
: nationalities as a barrier....It seems to me that in pursuit of a better
: situation for 'our' industry, that we not exclude those countries outside
: of the United States.....I mean no offence to any person, I'd just like
: to think that perhaps a difference could be made beyond Los Angeles. All
: of the people who have been contributing to this site have offered me a
: great deal of insight that I was unaware of....It's very exciting that
: the proverbial pot is being stirred....I'd just like to not feel like the
: enemy when I come to this site to learn from those who are keeping it going.
I hear you. Just worried for the sake of my fellow artists. I dont want to cause some kind of culture war.
By the way, you misspelled "labor"
JOKE! Just a joke!!!!!!!!!!!!
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