TITLE

WGAE woos new media

AUTHOR(S)
McNARY, DAVE
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Daily Variety;1/5/2010, Vol. 306 Issue 2, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increase of the Writers Guild of America (WGA) East's roster of digital media signatories to 30 companies in 2009. It notes that WGA East signed 22 companies and made 30 writers as its members in the same year. Its executive director Lowell Peterson points out that its distribution structures, business models, and creative opportunities in digital media are being developed.
ACCESSION #
47444626

 

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