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Paris Barclay & Jay Roth Bid Farewell At DGA’s Annual Membership Meeting!

17 May, 2017 (18:30) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb May 17, 2017 3:27pm EXCLUSIVE: Paris Barclay and Jay Roth kicked off their farewell tour last night at the DGA’s annual membership meeting in Hollywood. Barclay will be stepping down as DGA president next month, and Roth recently stepped down as the guild’s longtime national executive director. They’ll reprise their sendoffs next […]

It’s Official: Russell Hollander Succeeds Jay D. Roth as DGA National Executive Director

8 May, 2017 (23:42) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

    5:03 PM PDT 5/8/2017 by Jonathan Handel Photo Courtesy of DGA  * Russell Hollander (center) accepts the office keys from Jay D. Roth as secretary-treasurer Michael Apted (far left), president Paris Barclay and board member Steven Spielberg applaud. The handoff, announced in February, has now taken place. Longtime Directors Guild of America executive […]

WGA Deal Decoded: Big TV Gains But Movie Writers Have Less to Celebrate!

3 May, 2017 (01:14) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

@VirtualNoob/Twitter WGA negotiators celebrate their new deal 7:39 PM PDT 5/2/2017 by Jonathan Handl A detailed look highlights enhancements in TV compensation and SVOD, AVOD and pay TV residuals. The Writers Guild of America achieved a deal Tuesday morning that addresses many issues vexing its members and seemingly vindicated its high-stakes strategy of negotiating down […]

Studios Present New Offer to Writers as Mysterious Memo Warns “Be Ready to Strike”

30 April, 2017 (17:02) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

1:35 PM PDT 4/30/2017 by Jonathan Handel A walkout at an economic cost of $200 million per week seems increasingly likely — but could still be averted. Meanwhile, a reported memo from the WGA isn’t actually from the WGA. Hollywood moved closer to its first major strike in a decade Sunday, with studio and WGA […]

WGA Members Gather Ahead of Strike-Authorization Vote!

18 April, 2017 (19:26) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

Daniel Holloway Senior TV Reporter @gdanielholloway April 18, 2017 | 06:13PM PT The parking garage at the Sheraton Universal was filled with Hondas and Toyotas Tuesday night as WGA members gathered for a meeting ahead of a vote that would authorize a work stoppage. The meeting is the first of three set to take place […]