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Here’s What TV Staffing Season Will Look Like Without Agents

By Chris O’Falt Thanks to Twitter and WGA goodwill, it might not be bad — and could even present a silver lining for struggling writers. ⟳ continue…

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Writers Will Now Sue Their Agents for Breach of Duty

By Jason Hellerman

The WGA just announced a civil lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court against CAA, WME, UTA, and ICM(major agenices) for violating state and federal laws with respect to the fiduciary duties to their writer-clients.

After the WGA and ATA failed to enter into an agreement renewing their partnership, nearly every writer ⟳ continue…

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“Fire Your Agents,” WGA

By Olivia Gleichauf

“There is no settlement,” WGA Negotiating Committee The Writers Guild of America – the Los Angeles and New York branches – told its 13,000 members “There is no settlement,” in an email blast on Friday, after negotiations ended between the Hollywood writers and their agents hours before the midnight deadline. ⟳ continue…

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BREAKING: Writers Fire Agents After they Refuse to Sign Code of Conduct

By Jason Hellerman

After an extended deadline and negotiations, the WGA and ATA failed to come to a renewed agreement. so as of April 13th 2019, every agent that fails to sign the WGA code of conduct will be fired.

The WGA and the Association of Talent Agents have failed to reach an ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

Writers Vs. Agents: 12 Things You Need to Know to Understand the WGA-ATA Standoff

By Chris O’Falt All Hollywood is awaiting the Friday deadline for an agreement between the disgruntled WGA and the embattled powerhouse agencies. ⟳ continue…

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The Vote is In And Agents Have Until April 6th to Keep Writers as Clients

By Jason Hellerman

Update: The WGA votes are in and 95% of Writer have voted to hold their agents to the code of conduct outlined by the WGA.

We covered the WGA’s video to its members encouraging them to confront the negative affect packaging and other practices have had against writers in the ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

WGA Votes Overwhelmingly for New Code of Conduct, Agents Have a Week to Negotiate Before They’re Fired

By Chris O’Falt Entering the last week of negotiations, the WGA puts CAA and WME in an impossible position – pitted between Wall Street and the writers. ⟳ continue…

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