Announced: Writers Guild Awards Nominations 2021

Each year members of the Writers Guild of America vote to recognize the year's writing accomplishments in the categories of film, television, new media, audio/radio, news and promotional writing. For the purpose of this blog, we will be specifically focusing on the WGA Award nominees for film, which were recently announced. This year, Amazon scored … Continue reading Announced: Writers Guild Awards Nominations 2021

Thousands of Writers Fire Their Agents After Talks With Talent Agencies Fall Flat

After the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and Association of Talent Agents (ATA) failed to negotiate a new contract, thousands of writers have officially fired their agents. The WGA ordered its 15 thousand-plus members to do so after the ATA refused to adhere to the WGA's new Code of Conduct, which asks talent agents to … Continue reading Thousands of Writers Fire Their Agents After Talks With Talent Agencies Fall Flat

Simply Put: Why Writers And Talent Agents Are Clashing & What It Could Mean For Hollywood

After forty years, the contract that has been governing business between the Writers Guild of America, the WGA, and the Association of Talent Agents, or ATA, was set to expire at 12:01 am Sunday. Unfortunately, the two guilds are currently at odds with each other and have yet to reach a new deal. So why … Continue reading Simply Put: Why Writers And Talent Agents Are Clashing & What It Could Mean For Hollywood

Winners: 71st Writers Guild Awards

The Writers Guild is hosting their annual awards ceremony Sunday night, one week ahead of the Academy Awards on February 24th. It is important to note that the WGA, like most guilds in the film industry, recognize achievements in mediums outside of film as well; however, I will only include the film categories here in … Continue reading Winners: 71st Writers Guild Awards

2019 Writers Guild Awards Nominees

Every movie–good or bad, big or small– starts the same way, as words on a page. Those words tell a story and it's up to the director and their team to bring that story to life on screen, hence the word "screenplay." On the road to the Academy Awards, the Writers Guild of America, or … Continue reading 2019 Writers Guild Awards Nominees