Cue up “5 to 9,” Dolly Parton’s re-imagined tackle “9 to five.” The music is a becoming soundtrack for “The Gig Is Up,” Shannon Walsh’s exploration of the gig economic system. Dogwoof simply landed world rights to the doc. Deadline confirmed the news.
“The Gig Is Up” takes “a deep dive into the gig economic system and its varied points corresponding to zero hours contracts. Apart from Uber, quite a few different corporations corresponding to Deliveroo, Lyft, and TaskRabbit have been within the highlight for his or her practices. By speaking to varied employees, from couriers to mechanical turks (employed by corporations together with Uber, Amazon, Deliveroo, Lyft, and China’s Hummingbird Supply), the doc goals to disclose the hidden prices of this new digital economic system,” the supply particulars.
“I’m delighted to work with the crew of Dogwoof who will deliver these highly effective and well timed tales of gig employees to audiences worldwide,” mentioned Walsh.
Ana Vicente, Head of Gross sales at Dogwoof, added that the gig economic system “guarantees comfort, freedom, alternatives, and selection for each shoppers and employees.” She described “The Gig Is Up” as a “well timed exposé of the dark-side and under-reported dangers that threaten the hard-won labor rights fought for during the last century.”
Walsh’s different credit embody “Illusions of Management,” “Jeppe on a Friday,” and “H2Oil.” She’s an Affiliate Professor within the Division of Theatre and Movie on the College of British Columbia.