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Monday, Jan. 6, 2020
"A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood," "1917," "Marriage Story," "Parasite" Among Writers Guild Award Nominees
Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) have unveiled nominations for outstanding achievement in feature screenwriting during 2019. Winners will be honored at the 2020 Writers Guild Awards on Saturday, February 1, at concurrent ceremonies in New York City...
Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019
Writers Guild TV Drama Series Nominees: "The Crown," "Handmaid’s Tale," "Mindhunter," "Succession," "Watchmen"
Nominations for the 72nd Annual Writers Guild Awards have been revealed across television categories with drama series contenders being The Crown (Netflix), The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu), Mindhunter (Netflix), Succession (HBO) and Watchmen (HBO).
Monday, Aug. 19, 2019
The Writers Guild of America filed claims Monday in federal court alleging the entertainment industry's biggest talent agencies are violating antitrust and anti-racketeering laws, the latest move in a long and heated battle between those who write scripts and the agents who represent them....
Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017
WGA Award TV Drama Nominees: "The Americans," "Better Call Saul," "Game of Thrones," "Handmaid’s Tale," "Stranger Things"
The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional writing during 2017. Winners will be honored at the 2018 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday,...
Wednesday, May. 24, 2017
The members of the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have ratified a new three-year deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).
The WGA membership overwhelmingly voted in favor of ratification. Of the 3,647...
Tuesday, May. 2, 2017
A tentative deal was reached between screenwriters and producers Tuesday, averting a strike that could have crippled TV and film production and inflicted harm on the wider California economy.
The three-year agreement, which requires ratification by members of the Writers Guild of America...
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017
Hollywood is facing a cliffhanger after members of the Writers Guild of America voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike that could begin as soon as next week.
Negotiations resumed Tuesday (4/25) as the union and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers grapple over...
Monday, Apr. 24, 2017
Members of the Writers Guild of America are one step closer to striking come May 2. In a letter to its members Monday, the WGA said 96.3 percent voted to authorize a strike as the May 1 contract expiration deadline looms. Negotiations between the Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and...
Saturday, Apr. 8, 2017
So-called "Peak TV" and its expansive array of series has been great for viewers, say Hollywood scribes, but not so much for writers. On Monday, the Writers Guild of America will resume negotiations over a new contract with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, which...
Friday, Mar. 31, 2017
The last major Writers Guild of America (WGA) strike lasted 100 days in 2007-’08, adversely impacting TV and film production. Fast forward to today and recent developments have fueled speculation about the possibility of another walkout as the WGA’s East and West Coast boards have given a...