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Archive for tag: EXCLUSIVE

Hollywood Credit Union Mega-Merger In Works!

8 June, 2017 (00:31) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb June 7, 2017 4:41pm EXCLUSIVE: Two of Hollywood’s biggest and oldest credit unions are becoming one, the latest in a series of mergers that have consolidated many of the industry’s member-owned, nonprofit financial cooperatives. The latest tie-up will fold the Musicians’ Interguild Credit Union, with its $73 million in assets, into the […]

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 […]