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Archive for tag: Billy Ray

WGA-AMPTP Talks Off Again Until April 25!

18 April, 2017 (01:42) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb and Dominic Patten April 17, 2017 10:28pm UPDATE – 10: 28 PM: Following the news that the WGA–AMPTP talks would resume until next week, the WGA Negotiating Committee Co-Chairs Chip Johannessen, Chris Keyser and Billy Ray released the following statement. Related WGA Negotiators Make The Case For Strike Authorization “After concluding today’s bargaining session, the […]

WGA Talks: “The Impasse We Have Here Is Bona Fide,” Guild Negotiator Says In Rare Look Behind Closed Doors

11 April, 2017 (00:49) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb April 10, 2017 1:04pm As negotiators return to the bargaining table today to hammer out a new WGA film and TV contract, the guild has offered a rare peak behind the closed doors that led to the talks breaking off on March 23 after two weeks of bargaining. As it turned out, […]

‘Captain Phillips’ Screenwriter Billy Ray Helps Nail Down Scribe Demands

5 June, 2014 (11:45) | 2014 | By: Arlin Miller

June 5, 2014 | 10:00AM PT   Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary He hasn’t written for television since the 1990s, but “Captain Phillips” screenwriter Billy Ray spent much of the first quarter of 2014 negotiating the intricacies of the Writers Guild of America’s contract provisions covering TV work by writers earning less than $200,000 annually. […]