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Screenwriter Dan Gordon Resigns from WGA over Delayed Response to Hamas Terror Attack

Screenwriter Dan Gordon (Hurricane, Wyatt Earp) has resigned from the Writers Guild of America (WGA), citing the organization’s slow response to Hamas’ horrific terrorist attack on Israel several weeks ago. In a letter to the WGA on Tuesday, Gordon, who describes himself as a veteran of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), wrote in a letter […]

Barry Diller Blasts WGA Deal over AI and Fair Use

Barry Diller, Chairman of IAC and Expedia, said: Said Current agreements between the Writers Guild of America and studios do not go far enough to protect copyright holders from being exploited by artificial intelligence (AI). This problem is about feeding entire copyrighted material (such as an entire book) into an AI so that the machine […]

WGA leaders approve contracts to end months-long Hollywood writers’ strike

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leaders of the Writers Guild on Tuesday declared a nearly five-month strike after board members approved a contract agreement with the studio, halting Hollywood at least partially from a historic production shutdown. recovered. The boards of the Eastern and Western branches of the Writers Guild of America and their joint bargaining […]

WGA Reaches Tentative Deal, Potentially Ending Hollywood Strike

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) reportedly reached a tentative agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) late Sunday, potentially ending a 146-day industry-wide strike. The news comes after four days of intense negotiations as the writers and studio grapple with another three-year deal that addresses streaming backlogs, staffing requirements and […]

WGA and film, TV studios reach tentative deal

The Writers Guild of America reached a tentative agreement with film and television studios on Sunday, ending a nearly five-month strike and getting Hollywood back in action. Union officials notified WGA members in an email Sunday that a new three-year agreement had been tentatively agreed upon. According to variety and other outlets. They called the […]

Striking WGA Union’s Spending Spree Revealed, Including 25K On Sushi

Members of the Hollywood Actors SAG-AFTRA union walk on a picket line with screenwriters outside Paramount Studios during the second day of the actors’ strike on July 14, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. Members of SAG-AFTRA, Hollywood’s largest union representing actors and other media professionals, joined striking WGA (Writers Guild of America) workers in their […]

WGA West Calls for Government Regulation of Disney, Netflix, Amazon as Monopolies

WGA West has intensified its fight against AMPTP with ongoing writers’ strikes, calling on governments to regulate monopoly practices at Disney, Netflix and Amazon. The WGA West report, released Thursday, titled “The New Gatekeepers: How Disney, Amazon, and Netflix Will Take Over the Media,” said studios were “abusing their dominance.” “Anti-competitive behavior”. It penalizes competitors, […]

Hollywood studios offer striking WGA writers deal concerning AI

On Friday, the 102nd day since the writers’ strike began, Hollywood studios offered writers on the picket line new contracts, including concessions on the use of artificial intelligence and access to viewer data. That included, said people familiar with the discussion. told Bloomberg. The Alliance of Film and Television Producers, which represents studios and streamers […]

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