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April 16, 2018

Upcoming Submission Deadline: TV Pilots Resurrected

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE IS MONDAY, APRIL 23 The Writers Guild of America, East’s popular TV Pilots Resurrected competition is back! This summer we will feature readings of one comedy and one drama, each a previously unproduced television pilot. The readings will be cast, directed and performed by experienced industry professionals and a Q&A with the writer(s) […]

April 16, 2018

ABC DISCOVERS: Talent Showcase Seeking Original Scene Submissions

ABC DISCOVERS: TALENT SHOWCASE SEEKING ORIGINAL SCENE SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: May 18, 2018 at 11:59 pm EST ABC Casting is seeking original scene submissions for our upcoming Talent Showcase This is a one-night event produced by the ABC Casting Department to showcase new talent to an invited industry audience. ABC has a long-standing commitment to promoting diversity […]

April 10, 2018

WGA East to Livestream from Vox Media’s First Union Bargaining Session

WGA East to Livestream from Vox Media’s First Union Bargaining Session NEW YORK, NY (APRIL 10, 2018) – In an act of transparency, the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) will livestream the Vox Media Bargaining Committee’s caucus meeting prior to its very first collective bargaining session with management on Wednesday, April 11th at 1:30pm […]

March 15, 2018

Call For Submissions: TV Pilots Resurrected

*CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS* The Writers Guild of America, East’s popular TV Pilots Resurrected competition is back! This summer we will feature readings of one comedy and one drama, each a previously unproduced television pilot. The readings will be cast, directed and performed by experienced industry professionals and a Q&A with the writer(s) will follow each reading. A […]

March 15, 2018

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows program

Apply to DGF Fellows! The Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows program will begin accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Fellows class on Monday, March 12. DGF Fellows is a year-long development intensive led by esteemed writers Diana Son (Stop Kiss), Michael Korie (Grey Gardens), and Laurence O’Keefe (Legally Blonde). Participants spend a year honing their craft while […]

March 13, 2018

NYTVF Scripts Competition: Submission Discount for WGA East Members

NYTVF SCRIPTS Submission Discount for WGA East Members The 2018 NYTVF Scripts Competition is accepting comedy and drama TV pilot scripts for consideration NOW through March 28. Official Selections will be shared with the largest collection of buyers, agents, managers, and TV decision-makers on the Festival landscape. In 2017, NYTVF Scripts Official Selections met with representatives […]

March 13, 2018

Call For Submissions: TV Pilots Resurrected

*CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS* The Writers Guild of America, East’s popular TV Pilots Resurrected competition is back! This summer we will feature readings of one comedy and one drama, each a previously unproduced television pilot. The readings will be cast, directed and performed by experienced industry professionals and a Q&A with the writer(s) will follow each reading. A […]

February 15, 2018

Photos: 2018 Writers Guild Awards (Ceremony, Red Carpet, Backstage)

On February 11, 2018, the Writers Guild of America, East hosted the 2018 Writers Guild Awards at New York’s Edison Ballroom. The ceremony was hosted by writer and comic Amber Ruffin (Late Night with Seth Meyers). Presenters who appeared in New York City included Golden Globe-winner Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel); Emmy Award-winner Ann Dowd (The Handmaid’s Tale); SAG Award-winner Anna […]

February 15, 2018

Watch: 2018 Writers Guild Awards (Full Ceremony, Opening Monologue, Honorary Awards)

On February 11, 2018, the Writers Guild of America, East hosted the 2018 Writers Guild Awards at New York’s Edison Ballroom. The ceremony was hosted by writer and comic Amber Ruffin (Late Night with Seth Meyers). Presenters who appeared in New York City included Golden Globe-winner Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel); Emmy Award-winner Ann Dowd (The Handmaid’s Tale); SAG Award-winner Anna […]

January 23, 2018

Slate Employees Vote to Unionize with Writers Guild of America, East

A majority of employees at Slate, a news website which has been a fixture in the digital media industry for over twenty years, voted today in favor of the Writers Guild of America, East, AFL-CIO (WGAE) as their representative in collective bargaining.