JOINT STATEMENT BY AFTRA, DGA, SAG, WGAE, WGAw
ON THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE APPLE VIDEO iPOD
Los Angeles, CA, October 12, 2005 - As the representatives for the creative community, we embrace new
technologies that expand distribution of material featuring the work of our members. The announcement
today unveiling the Apple Video iPod represents the latest chapter in the ongoing technological evolution
of our industry. We have not yet heard from the responsible employers of our members, but we look forward
to a dialogue that ensures that our members are properly compensated for this exploitation of their work.