The WGA clearly wants to send a signal. The guild has formulated strike rules that would impose an exceptionally aggressive stance on its 12,000 members.
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Even as the winter holidays loom, Hollywood's facing 2007 with an unmistakably grim directive: Start stockpiling. The town's coming down with a fresh, infectious case of strike-itus.
Hollywood scribes, showing a preference for both populism and offbeat structure, tapped Michael Moore's "Bowling for Columbine" for the WGA award for original screenplay and David Hare's "The Hours"…
The Writers Guild of America West doesn't give out its Edmund H. North kudo often; in the 36 years since first awarding it in 1967, when it was called the Founders Award, the guild's board has used…
The Writers Guild has recognized David Rintels at a dozen award ceremonies over the years for his professional achievement as a writer of television movies and mini-series, such as TNT's "Nuremberg."…
It was a timely change. While adding a television animation category to its Television and Radio Awards, the WGA also pushed the eligibility period forward two months.
Aaron Ruben was surprised to find that he had been tapped to receive the WGAW's Valentine Davies Award for Community Service. Ruben, who is being recognized for decades of service involving foster…
He's already one of only a handful of people to win all four of the major awards, the Oscar, the Emmy, the Tony and the Grammy. But for Mel Brooks, the Writers Guild of America's Screen Laurel Award…
Hollywood's writers always seem to court controversy, even without a strike threat. One might have expected the Writers Guild of America to assume a lower profile during 2002 and 2003, after giving…
Not many scribes can claim that they've written lines for babies with the gift of speech, a one-eyed space alien, a robot and an insane laboratory mouse, but the WGAW has presented Patric Verrone…
Celebrating the contribution of writers to film, television and radio, the Writers Guild of America's two branches host two 55th annual awards events Saturday night.
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