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Thousands of Writers Fire Their Agents After Talks With Talent Agencies Fall Flat

After the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and Association of Talent Agents (ATA) failed to negotiate a new contract, thousands of writers have officially fired their agents. The WGA ordered its 15 thousand-plus members to do so after the ATA refused to adhere to the WGA’s new Code of Conduct, which asks talent agents to

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Simply Put: Why Writers And Talent Agents Are Clashing & What It Could Mean For Hollywood

After forty years, the contract that has been governing business between the Writers Guild of America, the WGA, and the Association of Talent Agents, or ATA, was set to expire at 12:01 am Sunday. Unfortunately, the two guilds are currently at odds with each other and have yet to reach a new deal. So why

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Winners: 71st Writers Guild Awards

The Writers Guild is hosting their annual awards ceremony Sunday night, one week ahead of the Academy Awards on February 24th. It is important to note that the WGA, like most guilds in the film industry, recognize achievements in mediums outside of film as well; however, I will only include the film categories here in

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2019 Writers Guild Awards Nominees

Every movie–good or bad, big or small– starts the same way, as words on a page. Those words tell a story and it’s up to the director and their team to bring that story to life on screen, hence the word “screenplay.” On the road to the Academy Awards, the Writers Guild of America, or

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