Tuesday, July 25, 2017

WGA

Wednesday, May. 24, 2017

The members of the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have ratified a new three-year deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).
 
The WGA membership overwhelmingly voted in favor of ratification. Of the 3,647...

Tuesday, May. 2, 2017

A tentative deal was reached between screenwriters and producers Tuesday, averting a strike that could have crippled TV and film production and inflicted harm on the wider California economy.

The three-year agreement, which requires ratification by members of the Writers Guild of America...

Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017

Hollywood is facing a cliffhanger after members of the Writers Guild of America voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike that could begin as soon as next week.

Negotiations resumed Tuesday (4/25) as the union and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers grapple over...

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...

Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in screenwriting during 2016. Winners will be honored at the 2017 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 19,, at concurrent ceremonies in New York City...

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015

The Writers Guild of America has announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio, and promotional writing during 2015. Winners will be honored at the 2016 Writers Guild Awards on Saturday, February 13, 2016, at simultaneous...

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio, and promotional writing during 2014. Winners will be honored at the 2015 Writers...

Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014

Spike Jonze's "Her" and Billy Ray's "Captain Phillips" have earned top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America.

Winning the prize for original screenplay on Saturday was "Her," Jonze's futuristic exploration of a man's relationship with...