Fairness Rocks News Television Packaging Deals: All the Confusing Questions Answered


Fairness Rocks News Television Packaging Deals: All the Confusing Questions Answered

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Author: Jonathan Handel

Date: April 4, 2019

Original Source: Hollywood Reporter

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Television Packaging Deals: All the Confusing Questions Answered

When agents act like producers, they want to get compensated as such, either by capturing producer-like fees, called packaging fees, or by owning content through a sister company, referred to as affiliate production.

The Writers Guild of America objects to both of these practices as conflicts of interest and for other reasons. But what are packages, package fees and affiliate production? Let’s take it step by step.

Read more: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/what-exactly-are-packaging-fees-a-writers-agents-explainer-1198974