March 23, 2019
Showrunners and Screenwriters Statement of Support
Over 770 showrunners, prominent screenwriters and writer-directors have signed the following Statement of Support.
March 20, 2019
Managers and Attorneys Authorization to Represent WGA Members
While we are working toward a swift and equitable resolution of our differences with the agencies, we must still plan for other contingencies.
March 18, 2019
WGA Agency Code of Conduct Vote and Membership Meetings – RSVP Now
The WGA-Agency Agreement Negotiating Committee, WGAW Board of Directors and WGAE Council have unanimously requested membership approval of the following resolution.
March 18, 2019
Agencies For Sale
In recent years, WME and CAA have transformed from partner-owned talent agencies into businesses that are majority-owned by private equity funds and other outside investors.
March 14, 2019
David A. Goodman Statement on WGA-ATA Negotiations
Today the WGA met with the ATA and gave a comprehensive counterproposal in contract language.
March 12, 2019
Read WGA’s New Report on Talent Agencies – No Conflict, No Interest
Today the WGA released a new report, No Conflict, No Interest, that exposes how the major talent agencies put their interests ahead of their clients.
March 10, 2019
A Message from Chris Keyser, Negotiating Committee Co-Chair
My fellow members of the Negotiating Committee and I have spent a lot of time in the past few weeks talking to as many of you as we can – hearing your stories and answering your questions.
March 8, 2019
Members Tell Their Stories: Problems with Agency Packaging, Part 2
We’ve heard agents are still asking their writer clients, “How has agency packaging ever hurt you?"
March 7, 2019
A Message from David Shore, Negotiating Committee Co-Chair
The Association of Talent Agents tells us that eliminating packaging fees won’t result in more money going to writers.
March 4, 2019
Important Update on Agency Agreement
We are at an important moment in our campaign to ensure that our agencies work for writers’ best interests.
March 3, 2019
Why Agencies Must Change and Scriptnotes Podcast
We’re now in the thick of the campaign for a new agency agreement.
February 25, 2019
Members Tell Their Stories: Problems with Agency Packaging and Producing
We've heard agents are asking their writer clients, "How has agency packaging and producing ever hurt you?"
February 23, 2019
FAQ About New WGA-Agency Agreement
Here is an FAQ about the WGA’s campaign to renegotiate our franchise agreement with the talent agencies.
February 21, 2019
Important Agency Negotiations Update
Today the WGA is sending all currently franchised talent agencies an invitation to apply to sign the Code of Conduct, which will go into effect after the April 6 expiration of the current 1976 AMBA.
February 20, 2019
David A. Goodman Speech on Agency Agreement
The WGA is renegotiating our franchise agreement with the talent agencies, which is critically important for all writers.
April 6, 2018
Termination of Talent Agency Agreement
After months of member outreach, the WGAW Board and WGAE Council have voted unanimously to reopen the Guilds’ 42-year-old agency agreement.