And what they mean for residuals and script fees.
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DECEMBER 8, 2022

2022 Streaming Service Subscriber Tiers

As streamers add subscribers, increases in script fees and residuals are coming for writers on many high budget programs.

One factor determining the minimum script fees and residuals for high budget dramatic programs made for an SVOD service is the service’s domestic (U.S. and Canada) subscriber tier for the given year. To ensure that writer compensation keeps pace with growing audiences, the subscriber tier for each SVOD service is reviewed every year on July 1. Read more >>

WGAW PAC Midterm Election Recap

Writers’ political donations helped maintain Democratic majority in the Senate.

The Political and Legislative Department is proud to present results for the 2022 Congressional and Los Angeles Mayoral election.

In the Senate, your WGAW PAC endorsed and donated to 12 candidates, including one leadership PAC. Seven candidates won, including Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, who sealed the Senate majority for the Democrats. PAC-endorsed candidate Senator Raphael Warnock of Georgia won in a runoff against Herschel Walker on December 6th. Read more >>

FYC Done Your Way

Receive FYC campaign materials in your preferred format.

Frustrated with awards emails cluttering your inbox? Hate to see paper and plastic wasted on physical mailers? There’s relief in sight because you now have control of how you receive awards-related material through your myWGA account. Read more >>

Signatory Alert: Boomtown Media Partners LLC

Do not work for bad actors on the Strike/Unfair List.

Please be advised that the following companies and individuals have been placed on the Strike/Unfair List: Boomtown Media Partners LLC, Fast Charlie, LLC, Daniel Grodnik, and Guy Mitchell Welch. Grodnik and Welch are the individuals responsible for hiring and firing writers. Read more >>

In Memoriam 2022

Dedicated to the lives and memories of the WGAW members we lost in 2022. Read more >>

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