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Archive for tag: WGA

Writers Guild Sets Start Date for Contract Negotiations With Producers!

23 February, 2017 (17:12) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  Dave McNary Film Reporter@Variety_DMcNary 0 February 23, 2017 | 02:10PM PT The Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have set March 13 as the date for the start of negotiations on a successor deal to the master contract. The talks will be held at AMPTP headquarters in […]

Is TV Writers Income In Decline? Fact-Checking WGA Leaders’ Claims In Pre-Negotiations Manifesto!

17 February, 2017 (21:56) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  February 17, 2017 10:40am As negotiations between the WGA and the studios draw near, the drumbeat for a writers strike intensifies. As part of the union’s preparations for tough bargaining with the producers and a potential walkout, leaders of the WGA East and WGA West last week sent a letter to members, outlining top […]

DGA Executive Director Jay Roth Stepping Down!

18 January, 2017 (14:28) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

10:42 AM PST 1/18/2017 by Jonathan Handel He served 22 years and put his mark on the organization. Directors Guild of America national executive director Jay Roth is retiring effective in the late spring, the guild announced Wednesday. He will continue as a senior advisor. Roth served 22 years and was outside general counsel for […]

Guilds Gear Up for Contract Talks With Producers!

30 November, 2016 (17:57) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

By Dave McNary,  Cynthia Littleton November 30, 2016 | 10:15AM PT Actors are showing renewed fire. Writers have healthcare concerns and parity issues. But the tone of master film and TV contract negotiations with the industry’s top employers will be set by directors. This story first appeared in the November 29, 2016 issue of Variety. […]

ITV Settles Writers Guild Complaint, Bargaining Resumes1

2 February, 2016 (21:44) | 2016, SAG Politics | By: Arlin Miller

February 1, 2016 | 02:48PM PT Dave McNary Film Reporter@Variety_DMcNary A long-running labor dispute between ITV and the Writers Guild of America East has resulted in a settlement that will enable the two sides to return to the bargaining table. ITV, which produces “The First 48” and “Four Weddings,” agreed to settle a case brought […]