Fairness Rocks News Writers Guild, Talent Agent Battle Heats Up as WGA Sends Out New Agency Code of Conduct


Fairness Rocks News Writers Guild, Talent Agent Battle Heats Up as WGA Sends Out New Agency Code of Conduct

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Author: Jonathan Handel

Date: February 21, 2019

Original Source: Hollywood Reporter

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Writers Guild, Talent Agent Battle Heats Up as WGA Sends Out New Agency Code of Conduct

The war between the Writers Guild of America and the talent agencies escalated Thursday evening with an email from the WGA to all talent agencies providing them with a copy of the WGA’s proposed code of conduct and a letter of adherence to sign if they desired. Meanwhile, The Hollywood Reporter has learned that WME — one of the big four agencies targeted by the WGA — has scheduled a series of open house meetings with writer clients next week to address questions about the changing business climate in entertainment. Chief among writers’ questions is likely to be, “How do I choose between my agency and my guild?”

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