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SAG-AFTRA Strike Is Over Nov 9, 2023

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Sweet Mother Mary! The SAG-AFTRA strike is over! Yay yay yay! Okay not entirely over, the new tentative agreement still must be ratified by SAG-AFTRA members, but the SAG-AFTRA negotiating committee worked hard and hit hard, if they are good with the agreement, I am thinking the membership will be good with it too. This […]

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LA TIMES, WGA, studios, reach tentative agreement

146 Days

The WGA and AMPTP have reached a tentative agreement. It took 146 days to get there. And part of me, having seen what Business Affairs can do to an agreement and how much red pen it takes to get a contract to actually resemble what was agreed to verbally, I’m pretty sure it will take more days to hammer out “contract speak” in the actual Minimum Basic Agreement. But. We are there.

Writers have won.

It sounds like a real win too. Not the lackluster win of 2008. A real win in 2023. Yay!

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Screenwriting Labs With Author and Award Winning Screenwriter Max Adams

screenwriting labs are back!

Oyez, Saturday screenwriting labs with yours truly, author & award winning screenwriter Max Adams, are back. Yay! The Logline Lab: Saturday September 23rd 2023 8 PM ET on Zoom The Lookbook Lab: Saturday September 30th 2023 8 PM on Zoom These are Saturday weekend labs on Zoom. You want those. Hit ’em!

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WGA Strike 2023

strike!

Well. We are on strike. When I say we, that is WGA as in Writers Guild of America writers. [Screenwriters are union labor. You knew that, right?] Wall Street is never going to get tired of getting rich on talents’ back. Screenwriters shouldn’t have to drive Ubers in off hours to put food on the […]

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Oh Sweet Jesus

I have totally been neglecting you! Sorry about that. WordPress keeps making things weird. Which makes it harder and harder to show up here. But, let’s do this: AFW [that’s my school, students and workshoppers) movers and shakers have been hitting it. Yay! January classes are coming up: 5150 the online screenwriting workshop is full, […]

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