Latest Writers Guild of America Stories

2010-05-07 13:37:00

LOS ANGELES, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, May 8, 2010 the HUMANITAS Prize will be honored at The Skirball Cultural Center at the YWCA Santa Monica / Westside Focus Awards Gala.

2009-09-19 13:15:28


2009-08-12 16:20:00

Comic Jay Leno has been cleared of violating the Writers Guild of America's strike rules during a 100-day strike in late 2007-early 2008, the guild said.

2009-01-08 11:16:13

The Writers Guild of America has nominated Milk, Vicky Cristina Barcelona and The Visitor for its best original screenplay prize.

2008-12-08 17:59:23

The Writers Guild of America Monday nominated Dexter, Friday Night Lights, Lost, Mad Men and The Wire for its dramatic TV series award. The WGA prizes honoring excellence in TV, radio, news and promotional writing are to be handed out in Los Angeles and New York Feb.

2008-11-27 22:03:23

Tyler Perry Studios and the Writers Guild of America West say they have agreed on a new contract after more than five months of negotiations.

2008-10-28 12:30:00

Today, Strike.TV officially launched its much-anticipated online network, featuring original HD Web videos from well-known Hollywood creators. The portal represents the first formal effort to bring the writers of some of Hollywood's most successful and popular franchises to the world of online video.

2008-10-03 21:00:15

Four writers who claim they were illegally fired this week by Tyler Perry's production company said they will picket outside his new studio complex in Atlanta.

2008-08-02 12:00:27

Three amendments will be made to the Writers Guild of America's screenwriting credit policy, a vote by the U.S. guild's members indicated.

2008-07-23 00:00:00

By Ed Rampell THE motion picture/TV industry was rocked by a three-month writers strike from late 2007 into 2008, while actors and producers are currently stalemated. What does the future hold for Tinseltown's unions? The answers may shed light on whither the national labor movement.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.