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Archive for tag: ATA

Agencies, Writers Guild on Collision Course Over Fees and More

27 April, 2018 (10:25) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  By Jonathan Handel jh@jhandel.com 6:47 AM PDT 4/24/2018 As Endeavor and CAA encroach on studio turf, the union is seeking to halt production activity and renegotiate the “outdated” franchise agreement, citing potential conflicts of interest for agents. A state of wary confusion has drifted over Hollywood’s major talent agencies since the Writers Guild of America […]

Association Of Talent Agents Skeptical Of WGA’s Anti-Packaging Proposals

24 April, 2018 (16:01) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

By David Robb April 24, 2018 11:45am The Writers Guild’s proposals for a new talent agency agreement were greeted with skepticism from the Association of Talent Agents today. The WGA has proposed 30 changes to its 42-year-old agreement with the ATA that would reshape the talent agency business by putting an end to packaging and […]

WGA Seeks To Reshape Talent Agency Business With Proposal For New Deal

20 April, 2018 (23:28) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  By David Robb April 20, 2018 4:47pm EXCLUSIVE: The Writers Guild wants to completely reshape the talent agency business, putting an end to packaging and stopping the agencies’ nascent ventures into film and television production. In their proposals for a new agreement with the Association of Talent Agents, the WGA East and WGA West have […]

WGA Moves To Renegotiate Packaging Agreement With Talent Agents

7 April, 2018 (00:47) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

    by David Robb April 6, 2018 4:47pm The WGA East and West have notified the Association of Talent Agents that they want to renegotiate their decades-old agreement covering packaging of TV series. “After months of member outreach, the WGA West board and WGA East council have voted unanimously to reopen the Guilds’ 42-year-old […]

Hollywood’s Big Talent Agencies Score Major Win In Legal Battle Over Packaging

30 March, 2018 (16:23) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

    by David Robb March 30, 2018 2:59pm In a major legal victory for Hollywood’s “Big Four” talent agencies, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court’s ruling that dismissed a lawsuit alleging that “Uber Agencies” illegally conspired to corner the TV packaging business. The antitrust suit, filed against UTA and […]