December 6, 2016

2017 Writers Guild Awards: Preliminary Voting Original and Adapted Screenplays

Preliminary voting begins today for Original Screenplay and Adapted Screenplay. Your vote will help determine the nominees. Vote online at: https://eballot4.votenet.com/wga For all Awards voting, your username is your last name and your password is your 5-digit member ID number. The deadline for Preliminary Voting for the Screenplay Awards is TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2017, 3PM […]

November 17, 2016

Free VARIETY issues for Guild Members

As a member of WGAE, you are eligible to receive a free subscription to Variety throughout Awards Season (through March 1, 2017) courtesy of Variety and Maui Four Seasons. Variety’s unmatched content will give you unbeatable industry coverage in print and online, as well as provide inside reports on all the contenders in this year’s […]

November 15, 2016

Deadline for Drama, Comedy and New Series Preliminary Voting Is Nov 22nd

Preliminary voting to determine the nominees for the 2017 Writers Guild Awards for Drama, Comedy and New Series ends TUESDAY, November 22, 2016, 3PM EST/12 PM PST. Vote online at: https://eballot4.votenet.com/wga Your login is your last name and your password is your 5-digit member ID number. If you are unable to vote online, please contact […]

November 10, 2016

This is your Guild. We are only as strong as we are united.

The Writers Guild of America, East is an activist organization. We are deeply engaged in building power for writers and creative professionals through our organizing campaigns, supporting pertinent legislation and fighting to win benefits and pay that improve our members’ lives. This election offers us at least two important insights that will ultimately inform our […]

October 31, 2016

69th Annual WGA Awards Online Voting

Voting for the Writers Guild Awards will be conducted in two (2) rounds: • Preliminary voting will determine nominees. • Final voting will determine winners. Members in good standing are eligible to vote according to the schedule below. BEST DRAMATIC SERIES • BEST COMEDY SERIES • BEST NEW SERIES • Preliminary Voting Period is OPEN […]

October 13, 2016

Flu shots schedule at The Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic

The Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic Flu Shot schedule for 2016 is shown below. Flu shots will be provided to WGAE members, but not spouses* or other family members. Many thanks to the Actors Fund. WHEN: Thursday, October 13 at 9:30am to 12pm Tuesday, October 25 at 9:30am to 12pm Friday, November 4 at 9:30am […]

September 27, 2016

APPROACHING DEADLINE: 2017 WGA Awards Submissions

The deadlines for 2017 WGA Awards submissions are almost here. If you’ve done eligible work, don’t miss your chance to be honored for it. The submissions process is easy. The fastest way to submit your work is online. Eligibility and submission guidelines for all categories can be found on the Awards Entry Form page. Here […]

August 24, 2016

WGAE Council Election Voting Instructions

Online voting for Council members begins at 8am ET on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, and ends at 5 PM ET on Thursday, September 15, 2016. Any current member in good standing is eligible to vote in the election. To vote online, please visit https://eballotuv.votenet.com/wgaeast and follow these steps: Log in with your 5-digit Member ID and […]

July 14, 2016

2017 Writers Guild Awards

NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES (JULY 14, 2016)– The 2017 Writers Guild Awards (69th Annual) will be presented at simultaneous ceremonies on Sunday, February 19, 2017, in New York and Los Angeles. The Writers Guild Awards honor outstanding writing in film, television, new media, videogames, news, radio, promotional, and graphic animation categories. 2016-2017 WGA MEDIA TIMELINE […]

June 29, 2016

From Script to Pre-Production: A NYWIFT Workshop

Are you a writer-director with a feature-length narrative script you are ready to direct? What will it take to move your project forward? NYWIFT’s FROM SCRIPT TO PRE-PRODUCTION is for women filmmakers who are ready to direct a narrative feature. Each filmmaker must have written and directed at least one narrative short and have written a […]