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WGA and Hollywood studios reach deal on new contract

The Writers Guild of America and Hollywood's major studios have reached agreement on a new three-year contract for film and TV writers.

‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,’ ‘Iron Man 3? Win Top Honors At First Annual Location Managers Guild Awards

Game Of Thrones and The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty won top honors for its location managers at this evening’s first Location Managers Guild of America Awards, which was held at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. The black-tie...Show More Summary

Writers Rail As Talks Resume – Fifth Question In A Deadline Survey

As talks are about to resume Monday on the final elements that many hope will lead to a new deal for the Writers Guild Of America, we wanted to lend some perspective and give voice to the TV and feature writers whose fortunes will be tied directly to the deal their union makes. Show More Summary

WGA: Why Gains, Lessons From 2008?s Strike Will Keep Hollywood From Another War

Editors Note: As talks resume Monday that many hope will lead to a new deal for the Writers Guild Of America, we wanted to lend some perspective and voice to the TV and feature writers whose fortunes will be tied directly to the deal their union makes. Show More Summary

WGA Urges FCC to Block Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

By David Robb, Special To Deadline RELATED: WGA West & WGA East Slam Merger Of Comcast And Time Warner Cable EXCLUSIVE: The Writers Guild of America has offered a chilling picture of the future of television to the Federal Communications...Show More Summary

In a timely announcement, the Writers Guild of America East is hoping that New York will include a t

In a timely announcement, the Writers Guild of America East is hoping that New York will include a tax incentive as part of their state budget for television shows that hire women and people of color for their writers' rooms. It's not a ton of money, but it's certainly an interesting strategy. Read more...

Director Alexander Payne, DP Haskell Wexler, Location Scout Scott Dewees To Be Feted By Location Managers Guild

Nebraska director Alexander Payne, DP Haskell Wexler and location scout Scott Dewees will be honored by the Location Managers Guild of America on March 29th at the Writers Guild Theater. This is the first year of the awards show. Payne...Show More Summary

WGA East Slams ITV Studios America For Not Paying Overtime & Stalled Contract Talks

Revenues may up 20% at its UK parent company but ITV Studios America today found its relationship with the Writers Guild of America East taking a steep fall. As contract talks grind on between the two parties, the scribe guild claims...Show More Summary

Writers Guild Plans Forum on Affordable Care Act

“This is not about advising writers; we’re in search of information,” said Michael Winship, the president of the Writers Guild of America East.

Writers Guild of America and studios suspend contract talks

The Writers Guild of America and the major studios and networks are taking a break from the bargaining table after two weeks of negotiations.

WGA wants to stop Comcast/Time Warner wedding

The Writers Guild of America, long a fierce opponent of media consolidation, has given a thumbs-down to the proposed merger between Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable.

WGA West Slams Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

The Writers Guild of America West didn’t leave much room for ambiguity on their feelings about Comcast‘s newly announced $45.2B all-stock deal to purchase Time Warner Cable. “Comcast’s proposed merger with Time Warner Cable is bad for everyone: content creators, programmers, suppliers, and consumers,” said the Guild today in a statement. Show More Summary

WGA East Certified By NLRB As Reps For Sharp Entertainment’s Reality TV Staff

Almost three months after 150 writers and producers from Sharp Entertainment filed for a National Labor Relations Board election to join the Writers Guild of America East, they’ve become union members. Ballots for an election held in January were counted on February 3, the WGA East announced today. Show More Summary

The Last of Us wins big at the DICE Awards

Days after Naughty Dog's The Last of Us picked up a writing award from the Writers Guild of America, the game has now sweeped the DICE Awards, grabbing 10 awards in total....

The Power of the Headset -- Inside the WGA Awards

Award Season is in full swing leading up to the 86th annual Academy Awards on March 2nd. Recently, the Writers Guild of America held its own award show honoring outstanding achievement in writing for screen, television and a slew of other media. Show More Summary

Writers Guild of America gives award to The Last of Us

It's no secret that Naughty Dog's The Last of Us has taken home a lot of proverbial hardware this year. It can add one more trophy to the case, as Neil Druckmann, the game's writer, won the 2014 Writers Guild of America's Outstanding...Show More Summary

‘Captain Phillips’ and ‘Her’ Top Writers Guild Awards

The story of Somali pirates overtaking a cargo ship and a man finding love with a computer operating system took top honors at the Writers Guild of America awards on Saturday night.

The Last Of Us wins Writers Guild of America award

2 months agoEntertainment / Video Games : CVG

Naughty Dog's game beats out the likes of Batman and Assassin's Creed. The Last Of Us has won a Writers Guild of America award for outstanding achievement in video game writing.Click here to read the full article

The Last of Us scoops Writers Guild of America 2014 award

The Last of Us won this year's Writers Guild of America gong for Outstanding Achievement in Video Game Writing, in case Naughty Dog wasn't happy with its already creaking trophy cabinet. It's the right outcome out of a nominees list with some notable...

Writers Guild of America 2014 winners list: 'Breaking Bad,' 'House of Cards'

The winners were announced for the Writers Guild of America 2014 awards over the weekend, with top honors going to TV series "Breaking Bad," "Veep" and "House of Cards" and movies "Her," "Captain Phillips" and "Stories We Tell."

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