Most TV shows are written by staffs, so they're not actively looking for new scripts, writers, or story ideas. But that doesn't mean they never take submissions.
Recent news from the Writers Guild of America, West and Writers Guild of America East, including Congressional hearings on net neutrality and First Lady Michelle Obama's Joining Forces campaign.
WGA news on the Hollywood Writers Report, the Protect IP Act, Lion Television, and much more...
WGA Members Ratify New Contract, OnWriting ONLINE debuts, and much more news from the WGA...
The WGA and the AMPTP have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract. Seeking to avoid another crippling strike, negotiations were concluded in just two weeks. The agreement still has to be ratified by membership, so expect the debate to continue for the next several weeks.
Comcast’s controversial takeover of NBC-Universal was approved by the FCC on January 18, 2011. The merger of the cable giant with one of the biggest content providers in the world has aroused grave concern in many of Hollywood’s guilds and unions.
On Saturday, February 5, the 2011 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for screen, television, radio, news, promotional, videogame, and new media writing were announced. Script Magazine would like to congratulate all the winners and nominees for their great work last year. Kudos to a great year in entertainment! The following is...
WGA Videogame Writing Award nominations; WGA New Media Writing Award nominations; Ian McLellan Hunter Award for Lifetime Achievement in Writing recipient and the Valentine Davies Award recipients.
Here's the full list of the 2011 WGA Award nominees for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen. What do you think of the nominations? Who got snubbed? Who deserves it? Who doesn't?
Todd Phillips (Due Date) and Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network) took some angry - and dare we say, legitimate - swipes at the Writers Guild of America about credit for contributing to scripts and about the general purpose for the guild during a THR awards round table.