Fairness Rocks News Writers, Meet Your New Agents? A Dozen Boutique Agencies Sign Statement Of Support For WGA


Fairness Rocks News Writers, Meet Your New Agents? A Dozen Boutique Agencies Sign Statement Of Support For WGA

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Author: David Robb

Date: April 5, 2019

Original Source: Deadline Hollywood

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Writers, Meet Your New Agents? A Dozen Boutique Agencies Sign Statement Of Support For WGA

EXCLUSIVE: A dozen smaller talent agencies have signed a statement of support for the WGA’s efforts “to eliminate conflicts of interest and properly align the incentives of agencies with their clients.” None of the agencies is a member of the Association of Talent Agents, which is locked in a do-or-die battle with the WGA over a new franchise agreement. This positions a lot of have-not agencies — they would not ordinarily be considered as the reps of top screenwriters or TV writers — to be alternative landing places if the WGA follows through with its threat to force members to fire their agents at the Big Four percenteries.

Read more: https://deadline.com/2019/04/wga-12-smaller-non-ata-agencies-sign-statement-of-support-for-guild-1202589435/