Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers

Monday, May. 1, 2017

The contract for television and film writers is nearing expiration and a costly strike looms that could send some popular televisions shows into reruns.

The writers contract expires at 12:01 a.m. PDT Tuesday and picketing could begin that morning. Representatives for the writers and...

Monday, Apr. 24, 2017

Members of the Writers Guild of America are one step closer to striking come May 2. In a letter to its members Monday, the WGA said 96.3 percent voted to authorize a strike as the May 1 contract expiration deadline looms. Negotiations between the Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and...

Saturday, Apr. 8, 2017

So-called "Peak TV" and its expansive array of series has been great for viewers, say Hollywood scribes, but not so much for writers. On Monday, the Writers Guild of America will resume negotiations over a new contract with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, which...

Friday, Mar. 31, 2017

The last major Writers Guild of America (WGA) strike lasted 100 days in 2007-’08, adversely impacting TV and film production. Fast forward to today and recent developments have fueled speculation about the possibility of another walkout as the WGA’s East and West Coast boards have given a...