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Musicians Union Hails State Bill To Expand Tax Credits For Music Scoring.

13 June, 2017 (15:51) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb June 13, 2017 2:01pm A bill designed to rescue California’s music scoring industry is being hailed by the American Federation of Musicians as an important deterrent to the continued “exodus of film and television music jobs.” Introduced by Assembly Majority Leader Ian Calderon, the bill would significantly raise the tax credit for […]

Studios Snubbed WGA’s Contract Proposal To Boost Women & Minority Writers!

12 May, 2017 (22:00) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  May 12, 2017 5: EXCLUSIVE: The WGA made no major gains in its new film and TV contract regarding diversity, which the guild has been pushing for years. “There was a proposal related to diversity on the table,” an industry source said, “but the guild did not get it.” Related DEAL!! WGA […]

WGA Leaders On Both Coasts Approve New Contract!

5 May, 2017 (00:40) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

By David Robb May 4, 2017 10:02pm The WGA’s new film and TV contract was approved tonight in Los Angeles by the board of the WGA West and in New York by the council of the WGA East. It now goes to the guilds’ members for final ratification, which is all but guaranteed. Related DEAL!! […]

WGA Contract Talks Uneasy As Strike Deadline Approaches.

1 May, 2017 (16:55) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by Dominic Patten May 1, 2017 4:27p With hours left on the clock before the current WGA contract expires, “things are not looking good,” an insider with ties to scribes tells Deadline. While there is a chance production offices across town won’t be shut down tomorrow morning and picket lines won’t go up, a source close […]

AMPTP Offers To Boost Payments To WGA Health Plan As Strike Deadline Looms!

30 April, 2017 (22:45) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb April 30, 2017 7:24pm Major moves were made during Sunday’s negotiations for a new WGA contract, with the companies now offering the WGA more than they were asking for to bail out the guild’s ailing health plan. Related WGA & AMPTP: Rare Sunday Talks ‘Moving Closer’ To Deal A source close to […]