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WGA ratifies studio writers contract

The Writers Guild of America has formally ratified the new three-year deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP). Of 3,647 votes cast by WGA members, 99.2% said yes to the new package, which significant introduces a new formula to compensate for networks reducing episode counts of new shows and introduces new […]

Writers Guild vote authorises strike

The Writers Guild of America members have overwhelmingly voted to authorise a strike that would see them stop working for production companies. Over 96% voted in favour of the option to strike should a deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers fail to materialise. The strike could begin on May 2, when […]

Hollywood strike vote underway

Writers Guild of America members have begun voting on whether to strike over a labour dispute. The vote started yesterday at 7.30pm PT at a meeting near Universal Studios in Hollywood, California. The meeting is one of three WGA is planning in relation to its negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, […]