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Archive for tag: Writers Guild

WGA Members Urge Board To Divest From Companies That Support NRA

4 April, 2018 (10:50) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by Denise Petski April 4, 2018 8:30 am Ninety-five members of the Writers Guild of America have signed a letter sent to the guild’s board of directors urging that it divest from gun companies and any companies that support the NRA.. The letter, sent to the Board Tuesday, warns “Gun violence enabled by the […]

Vice Media Video Employees Unionize With Writers Guild East and Editors Guild

21 September, 2017 (16:11) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

Dave McNary  Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary September 21, 2017 | 01:25PM PT About 430 Vice Media employees have unionized, with the company management agreeing to be represented through the Writers Guild of America East and the Motion Picture Editors Guild. The decision, announced on Thursday, came after a third-party check confirmed that a majority of the […]

David A. Goodman Running Unopposed for WGA West Presidency

21 July, 2017 (20:55) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary  Photo: J. Terrill/AP/REX/Shutterstock July 21, 2017 | 05:18PM PT David A. Goodman, longtime executive producer on “Family Guy,” will become the next president of the Writers Guild of America West, succeeding Howard Rodman in the post. Rodman announced last month that he would not seek another two-year term. Goodman had […]

Esai Morales Urges ‘No’ Vote on SAG-AFTRA Contract!

19 July, 2017 (22:59) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  Dave McNary Film Reporter@Variety_DMcNary July 19, 2017 | 10:11PM PT SAG-AFTRA Presidential candidate Esai Morales has urged members of the performers union to vote down the proposed tentative agreement on a new master contract. Morales contends that the pact, which has been sent out to the 160,000 members for ratification, falls far short of […]

SAG-AFTRA/AMPTP Talks Continue Under Strike Threat After Member Meeting

29 June, 2017 (23:49) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  8:37 PM PDT 6/29/2017 by Jonathan Handel Hollywood Reporter A strike could start in less than a month and a source from inside the closed SAG-AFTRA meeting described a variety of alleged rollbacks and roadblocks. Talks between SAG-AFTRA and the studios, represented by the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, continued Thursday in advance […]