TITLE

H'W'D TALKS TOUGH

AUTHOR(S)
Mc^Nary, Dave
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Daily Variety;9/18/2007, Vol. 296 Issue 55, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the negotiations between the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers (AMPTP) regarding payments made by the AMPTP. The WGA had rejected the AMPTP's proposal to change the residuals structure. According to AMPTP president, Nick Counter, film companies are facing financing problems due to increasing costs. Jonathan Handel, a former WGA attorney, stated that if the residuals system is eliminated, the studios may go on strike.
ACCESSION #
26753556

 

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