Fairness Rocks News Gavin Polone: This Is the Beginning of the End of TV Agents


Fairness Rocks News Gavin Polone: This Is the Beginning of the End of TV Agents

Home Industry News Gavin Polone: This Is the Beginning of the End of TV Agents

Author: Gavin Polone

Date: May 13, 2019

Original Source: Hollywood Reporter

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Gavin Polone: This Is the Beginning of the End of TV Agents

Six weeks ago, I wrote in this publication that I thought the Writers Guild of America would have to retreat from the battle with the talent agents over package fees and agency affiliates producing movies and TV. Now I think I may have been wrong. The WGA is currently winning this fight in terms of messaging, maintaining the resolve of its membership and demonstrating a long-term strategy that has pierced the clouds of uncertainty and revealed a path to achieving all of its goals. Further, and more significantly, an unintended consequence of this fight has materialized: a possible future — a near future — where most working writers don’t have agents at all.

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