The Writers Guild of America is a generic term referring to the joint efforts of two different US labor unions:
The WGAE and WGAW negotiate contracts in unison as well as launch work stoppages simultaneously:
Although each Guild runs independently, they perform some activities in parallel:
12-Step Screenwriting: Week 9 - Writers Guild of America Registration vs. Copyright
The Bitter Script Reader gets you started in the screenwriting process by explaining the basics principles of protecting your ownership of your writing in th...
Writer's Guild of America West
The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) tonight announced the winners of the 2014 Writers Guild Awards for ou...
Writers Guild of America on strike
More at http://therealnews.com As television series close down, writers start to feel like part of the U.S. labor movement Tuesday November 27th, 2007 Talks ...
2007 Writers Guild of America Awards highlights
Highlights from the 2007 Writers Guild of America Awards with speeches from Steve Carell (The Office), Robert Towne (Chinatown), Robert Wuhl (Arli$$), Marc C...
"Welcome to the Writers Guild" - A History of the WGAW
Produced in 1985, this film was shown to new Writers Guild of America, West members for years to educate them about the history of the screenwriters union th...
Why We Fight
A simple explainer as to the issues causing the Writers Strike.
Jonathan Ames at the 2012 Writers Guild Awards
Seth MacFarlane on why WGA strike is for the "little guy"
On November 9, 2007, more than 4000 striking Writers Guild of America members and their supporters rallied at Fox Plaza in Century City as a demonstration o...
Glen Merzer's Personal Veg History, Talk at Writers Guild of America
Talk given by the screenwriter at the June 9, 2014, reading of his screenplay, Mad Cowboy, at the WGA.
Joss Whedon, Mike Birbiglia & Ira Glass Q&A at the Writers Guild of America
SLEEPWALK WITH ME filmmakers Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass sat down this week with their archnemesis, the Nerd King, Joss Whedon after a special screening at ...
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 08:00:00 -0700
The Writers Guild of America East (WGAE) has made clear its opposition to any form of Internet fast lane. In a letter to the FCC, the WGAE instead called on the FCC to broaden net neutrality to prevent content and service providers from reaping gains ...
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:07:30 -0700
The Writers Guild of America, which will hold its 2015 Writers Guild Awards at simultaneous ceremonies on Feb. 14 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles and the Edison Ballroom in New York City, has announced its timeline for its upcoming ...
Los Angeles Times
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:00:56 -0700
Such behind-the-scenes fights are hardly uncommon, but to have a grievance after arbitration become such a public dispute is unusual, said Leslie Mackey McCambridge, senior director of credits and creative rights with the Writers Guild of America, West ...
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:01:03 -0700
There's been a lot of talk about the upcoming fall TV season in the US being the most diverse one in terms of casting, from ABC's new show Black-ish to Fox's Brooklyn Nine-Nine entering its second season. But behind the scenes, the writers' room ...
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:45:00 -0700
Leaders of the Writers Guild of America West, alarmed by Rupert Murdoch's $80 billion bid for Time Warner Inc., are pitching for funds from the 8,000 members of their guild. The missive -- sent out by WGA West president Chris Keyser and negotiating ...
Los Angeles Times
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:22:30 -0700
Yosemite fire: An article in the July 29 LATExtra section about a fire at Yosemite National Park said that stretches of California 120 were closed. In fact, highway 120 remains open across the Sierra Nevada. Big Oak Flat Road is closed from Crane Flat ...
Broadcasting & Cable
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 11:31:13 -0700
The Writers Guild of America East says the FCC should prohibit paid priority and that presuming it to be commercially unreasonable, as FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has said would be his presumption if the results were disadvantaging competitors, is not ...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:03:45 -0700
... D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) awards and the (British Academy of Film and Television (BAFTA) awards, as well as receiving the Outstanding Achievement in Videogame Writing award from the 2014 Writers Guild of America Awards.
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