Guild And Agents Biggest Labour Battles hollywood
GUILD AND AGENTS
They are calling it one of the biggest labour battles in Hollywood. Here’s why: members of the Writers Guild of America have begun tiring their agents because the latter haven’t agreed on the new code of conduct that the cuild has come up with.
One of the major issues between the two parties is of ‘packaging fees’ (where talent agencies hire individuals such as a writer, a director and an actor for a studio) as the main deal. The writers want to change that but, by the time this news item went to print, the agents weren’t complying. So the firing has begun. Let’s see if talent trumps promoters.