Fairness Rocks News Writer Residuals Rise in New Media While Film Earnings Slow, Guild Finds


Fairness Rocks News Writer Residuals Rise in New Media While Film Earnings Slow, Guild Finds

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Author: Erik Hayden

Date: July 3, 2019

Original Source: Hollywood Reporter

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Writer Residuals Rise in New Media While Film Earnings Slow, Guild Finds

Amid a war with major talent agencies that could reshape Hollywood dealmaking, the Writers Guild of America West disclosed its finances on Wednesday, showing that its members were seeing increased residuals from new media reuse (from content on Netflix and Hulu) while screenwriter earnings remained flat. Total writer earnings rose to $1.563 billion in 2018, a 4.2 percent gain from the year before.

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