Members of the WGAE and WGAW sent a letter signed by hosts of Variety Series/Specials and a petition signed by more than 1,400 members to the Television Academy demanding they immediately reinstate the “Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series/Special” categories in the primetime Emmy Awards telecast.
Writers Guild of America West issued the following statement.
Below is an email to WGAW members from the Board of Directors announcing David Young’s departure from WGAW at the end of his contract and Ellen Stutzman’s promotion to Executive Director.
In a display of continued unity, the WGAW, WGAE, DGA, IATSE, AFM, Teamsters, and Hollywood Basic Crafts—encompassing Teamsters Local 399, IBEW Local 40, LiUNA! Local 724, OPCMIA Local 755, and UA Local 78—issued a joint statement in support of SAG-AFTRA.
The members of Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) and Writers Guild of America East (WGAE) have ratified a new contract with the AMPTP.
The WGA West and East call upon the AMPTP and its member companies to negotiate the fair deal that members of SAG-AFTRA need and deserve.
Writers Guild of America West today announced the results of its 2023 Officers and Board of Directors election.
WGA West Antitrust Report: The New Gatekeepers: How Disney, Netflix, and Amazon Will Take Over Media
WGAW released a new report detailing how deregulation and the growing dominance of streaming have laid the groundwork for a media landscape where three companies—Disney, Amazon, and Netflix—are poised to be the new gatekeepers of media.
Writers Guild of America West Announces Final Candidates for 2023 Officers and Board of Directors Election
Writers Guild of America West has announced the final list of candidates for the 2023 WGAW Officers and Board of Directors election.
As SAG-AFTRA continues negotiating for a contract that respects their indispensable role in America’s motion picture and television industry from the studios, IATSE, Teamsters, Hollywood Basic Crafts the DGA, the WGAE, and the WGAW extend our unwavering support and solidarity.