Tag: wga

  • Dollars and sense

    Cost to NBC in ad revenue due to cancellation of this year’s Golden Globes award: $15-$20msource Cost to NBC of agreeing to every single one of the writers’ demands for the next three years: $22.32msource And we haven’t even got to the Oscars yet. Staying away from the negotiating table is simply not good business.

  • I went on a negotiating course once, you know

    So, here we are again. The AMPTP has thrown the toys out of the pram, and my cautious optimism has come to naught. Let’s delve a little deeper. Datestamp: 6th December 2007Nikki Finke reports rumours that the AMPTP has no intention of making a deal, and is planning to storm out of the talks Datestamp: […]

  • Why We Fight

    I’ve already put this in the sidebar… but I think it would be good to have it in the main section. It’s a three-and-a-half minute video stating what the issues are behind the current strike. If you haven’t seen it already, please spend a few minutes to find out what the writers are actually asking […]

  • Won’t get fooled again.

    Well, there you have it. The negotiations between the Writers’ Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers finished on All Hallows Eve, and the WGA Contract has expired. So what the hell does that actually mean? It’s like this. The WGA is the union for screenplay writers in the United […]