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Archive for tag: EXCLUSIVE

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 […]

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 […]

Streaming Services Will Pay A Lot More Residuals Under New WGA Pact

11 May, 2017 (15:59) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb May 11, 2017 3:11pm EXCLUSIVE: Netflix, Amazon and Hulu will be paying a lot more in writers’ residuals under the new WGA film and TV contract. New details, outlined by WGA West, reveal that high-budget shows they run will generate anywhere between $3,448-$34,637 more residuals per episode over the life of the […]

WGA Establishes Strike Fund In Preparation For Walkout!

25 April, 2017 (12:47) | 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb April 25, 2017 11:15am EXCLUSIVE: In a clear sign the WGA is gearing up for a possible strike, the WGA West is moving to establish a strike fund to assist members who will be facing financial hardships in the event of a prolonged walkout. A Strike Fund Committee has been established, and […]

SAG P and H Plans’ “Unreasonable” Fees And Expenses Appear To Have Violated Federal Law, DOJ Probe Finds!

29 March, 2017 (17:39) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb March 29, 2017 3:56pm EXCLUSIVE: Recently concluded investigations by the U.S Department of Labor into the SAG Pension and Health Plans have concluded that the plans’ trustees “appeared” to have breached their fiduciary obligations by charging $756,027 in “unreasonable” fees and expenses to the Plans in violation of the Employee Retirement Income […]