The Directors Guild of America has tapped secretary-treasurer Michael Apted and fifth VP Thomas Schlamme as co-chairs for its negotiating committee during the upcoming round of talks with feature and…
Wgaw Amptp Negotiations
With all three major guilds prepping for negotiations on their master contracts, 2013 may be an anxious year for Hollywood as uncertainty pervades the labor landscape.
The Writers Guild of America West's board of directors and the Writers Guild of America East's council have voted unanimously to send the new tentative three-year contract with the congloms to the…
The Writers Guild of America has reached a tentative agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers on a new master contract.
The writers and the congloms are finally sitting down to negotiate on Thursday -- less than two months before the scribes' master contract expires.
With no fanfare or fuss, Hollywood's performers unions have reached a deal with the congloms on a three-year master contract for film and primetime TV -- setting the likely template for upcoming…
The key players for the next round of guild contract talks are now in place.
Confounding expectations that SAG was nearing a deal, the majors and the Screen Actors Guild broke off three days of talks late Thursday with the congloms issuing a take-it-or-leave-it "last, best…
"The strike is over," Patric Verrone said, dispassionately but with the hint of a smile. "Our membership has voted. Writers can go back to work."
In the first dramatic stroke toward ending the writers strike, the DGA's reached a three-year deal with the AMPTP that offers key advances in jurisdiction and payment for programming on the Internet.
After several weeks of highly productive informal talks, insiders are optimistic that the Directors Guild of America will quickly hammer out a deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television…