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Friday October 29, 2021

Working Rule 8 Advisory: Do Not Work for Constantin Film Development, Inc.

October 29, 2021

We are writing to alert you that effective immediately WGA members are prohibited under Working Rule 8 from working for Constantin Film Development, Inc. (Constantin), which is not signatory to the 2020 MBA.

The Guild has an ongoing serious dispute with Constantin because of its refusal to pay residuals for most foreign reuse. Constantin has also failed to pay pension and health contributions for some writers.

It is crucial that Constantin be prevented from undercutting writers’ standards and conditions. While the Guild is working to resolve this situation as soon as possible, until then Constantin cannot be allowed to benefit from writing services provided by WGA members.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Ann Burdick, General Counsel, at

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