This list of Hollywood strikes names the industrial strikes organized by Hollywood trade unions such as SAG-AFTRA—formerly the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA)—the Writers Guild of America (WAG), and the Directors Guild of America (DGA). Demands for better compensation—especially residuals—have been a major goal of the strikes.
The 1988 Writers Guild of America strike was a strike action taken by members of both the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) against major United States television and film studios represented by the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP). The strike, which ran from March 7 to August 7, 1988, affected production on movies.
Hollywood is bracing for a potentially damaging writers’ strike that would disrupt television and film production schedules and hit revenues as the biggest media companies prepare to sell their.Hollywood writers and representatives of movie and television conglomerates on Monday resumed contract talks aimed at staving off a strike as early as Tuesday that could black out TV talk shows.While it’s still a ways away, another Hollywood writers’ strike could be on the horizon. Today, the Writers Guild of America voted to authorize a potential strike in the midst of negotiations.
The 2016 Hollywood Writers Report: Renaissance in Reverse? is the tenth in a series of reports released by the Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) examining employment and earnings trends for writers in the Hollywood industry. These reports have highlighted three groups of writers — women, minority, and older writers — who traditionally have been underemployed in the industry. The reports.
Hollywood is bracing itself for a strike that could severely disrupt film and television production following a dispute between writers and producers over revenues from DVD sales and new media.
The previous writers’ strike lasted 100 days in 2007-08 and was costly to the businesses serving Hollywood and to entertainment consumers Published: April 26, 2017 10:43 AP.
Writers Guild strike in 2008. (AP) (AP) Los Angeles — Hollywood is facing a cliffhanger after members of the Writers Guild of America voted overwhelmingly to authorise a strike that could begin.
What stands out about the 2007 writers' strike is how similar it is to every other strike. Whether strikes involve well-coiffed screenwriters living in Malibu, or blue-collar workers living in Gary, Indiana, they all break down to same thing: a battle over money. Moreover, the tactics used by management are almost always the same -- whether dealing with a Hollywood guild or a pipe fitters union.
Hollywood writers' strike set to disrupt TV and film production. Download audio; Broadcast: Tuesday 2 May 2017 6:18AM (view full episode) Image: The 2007 strikes of the Writers Guild of America.
The counter-culture of the time had influenced Hollywood to be freer, to take more risks and to experiment with alternative, young film makers, as old Hollywood professionals and old-style moguls died out and a new generation of film makers arose. Many of the audiences and movie-makers of the late 60s had seen a glimpse of new possibilities, new story-telling techniques and more meaningful.
Session 2. Hollywood screenwriters have reached a deal to prevent the first strike in 10 years. Neil and Dan teach you how to use the language the world's media is using to discuss this story.
What's been happening in Hollywood is that agencies have been dealing more direct with TV and movie production houses to package together teams of writers, producers, actors, etc., and cutting the pay that these individuals would have received had they been represented individually. As an added bonus to the agency, the production house will pay the agency directly a packaging fee, which does.
Directed by Oscar Sharp and starring Baywatch icon David Hasselhoff, It's No Game takes us to an alternate reality where, in midst of heated writer's strike in Hollywood, AI script writers have gradually began to replace human ones. Using an advanced nanobot technology, producers have found a way to channel the inner thoughts and mannerism of the AI writers directly to human actors, causing.
Rape is a plot device in western literature, sold back to us by Hollywood October 18, 2017 10.02pm EDT. Camilla Nelson, University of Notre Dame Australia. Author. Camilla Nelson Associate.