And now via Filmbot is The Open Forum for Motion Design Standards of Practice:
"an open, collaborative site aims at establishing standards of practice for employers and employees in the motion design industry, including freelance animators, designers, art directors, and visual effects artists.The site's goals include:
- creating an organized repository of best practices for motion design employers and employees.
- providing practical tips for freelancers and contract artists.
- establishing and discussing ethical and professional standards for the motion design industry."
Update: the Freelancers Union takes polls and exposes delinquent clients.