WGA-AMPTP Talks Off Again Until April 25

April 19, 2017

“After concluding [Monday’s] bargaining session, the WGA and the AMPTP agreed to resume negotiations on Tuesday, April 25, and have released a joint statement to the press announcing the schedule,” according to Chip Johannessen, Chris Keyser, Billy Ray, the WGA Negotiating Committee Co-Chairs. […]

WGA Contract Talks Resume Monday After Good Friday Recess

April 14, 2017

Negotiations for a new WGA film and TV contract recessed Friday in observance of the Good Friday holiday. The talks with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers will resume on Monday and are expected to continue throughout the week as the WGA East and West begin polling their members for […]

WGA Contract Talks Resumed Monday with Conflicting Data

April 10, 2017

The Writers Guild and Hollywood’s studio alliance resumed talks Monday morning in Sherman Oaks, but a strike seems increasingly probable after … an analysis by The Hollywood Reporter indicates the guild’s demands are roughly triple the size of the deal the studios likely are willing to make. […]

Writers Say ‘Peak TV’ Has Hurt Them; Contract Talks Extended

April 8, 2017

Five days of bargaining are scheduled to begin Monday after an initial two weeks of talks ended with an impasse and an offer rejected by the guild. The WGA negotiating committee recommended a strike authorization vote, which the guild board and council both seconded. If no settlement is reached […]

WGA, AMPTP Agree to Resume Contract Talks April 10

March 31, 2017

“We will be returning to the bargaining table with the AMPTP for the week starting Monday, April 10,” guild leaders said. “We continue to need your support to achieve a fair contract before the May 1st expiration date.” […]

WGA Says It Wants to Keep Negotiating Despite Strike Vote

March 29, 2017

The guild confirmed in a statement to Variety on Wednesday that it is ready to resume talks on a new master contract whenever the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers is ready to meet. Meanwhile, the AMPTP says it has been waiting […]

Directors Guild of America Members Ratify New Contract

February 10, 2017

Members of the Directors Guild of America have approved a three-year successor deal on the master contract with a gain in streaming residuals. The DGA said residuals for High Budget Subscription Video on Demand would more than triple […]

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