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In the middle of a pandemic, SAG-AFTRA just made it harder for actors to qualify for health coverage

Like everyone in the middle of the hellworld of 2020, video game actors are struggling to find work. Performance capture – where actors physically do an on-camera performance in a studio – is essentially off the table when lockdown rules prevent gatherings in enclosed spaces. For now, many actors are working from their home setups taking the occasional voice over job. With productions scaled back and many video games facing delays, there’s less work to go around. In the world of movies, many actors survive on residuals – a piece of the pie from the earnings of a production –…