After prolonged negotiations for fair pay, the WGA went on strike, and Hollywood was forced to rethink how it relates to the economics of writing for film and TV. That was 2008. The strike lasted for 100 days.
In this week’s episode of Screen Talk, Eric Kohn and Anne Thompson discuss those extensive changes and how much of the WGA’s current demands stand a real shot at getting through. They also look at the potential impact on current and future productions.
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