Plus, podcast spotlights Black History Month and tips for writing partners
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FEBRUARY 18, 2022

What Every Screenwriter Needs to Know About P&H

New to the Writers’ Deal Hub, this resource can help screenwriters maintain WGA health coverage and build toward retirement.

Are your screen deals optimized for WGA health and pension benefits? The Guild has added a new resource to the Writers’ Deal Hub, Pension and Health: What Every Screenwriter Needs to Know, with critical tips to help screenwriters understand their P&H contributions and maintain healthcare eligibility, especially through gaps in covered employment. Read more >>

Marissa Jo Cerar Adapts Historical Injustice into Anthology Series Women of the Movement

Listen to her conversation with Committee of Black Writers Co-Chair Hilliard Guess on 3rd & Fairfax.

In honor of Black History Month, WGAW Committee of Black Writers Co-Chair Hilliard Guess talks with Women of the Movement creator-showrunner Marissa Jo Cerar on a recent episode of 3rd & Fairfax, where Cerar speaks about bringing the true story of Mamie Till-Mobley, who sought justice for her slain son Emmett Till, to the screen for ABC’s limited series. Read more >>

Ask a Mentor: It Takes Two

Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackett know a thing or two—or more—about navigating writing partnerships.

Writing partners—and real-life partners—Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackett have been collaborating together for nearly 30 years, including co-creating the animated series Big Mouth (with Nick Kroll & Andrew Goldberg). With plenty of experience under their belts, the pair offer six tips for making the most of a writing partnership. Read more >>

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