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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 […]

September 8, 2016

City Agencies Join WGAE To Launch “Made In NY Writers Room” Program To Increase Diversity in NYC’s TV Writers’ Rooms

Intensive six-month fellowship will provide talented writers from diverse backgrounds with the tools they need to excel in NYC’s booming television industry  Creatives from hit shows including House of Cards, Empire, Billions and The Affair to serve as mentors to up-and-coming writers New York—The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME), the New York City Department […]

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 […]

June 22, 2016

Event RSVP Cancellation Policy – Three-Strike Rule

We understand that unplanned issues can come up and you may need to cancel your attendance at an event. If that happens, we kindly ask for you to cancel with at least five hours advance notice, which is the minimum amount of time required to give your place to a member on the waiting list. […]