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05-05-2004, 10:39 PM
Okay, so if a pitch/sale of a script was pending and the script was written by a non-Guild writer - how would a possible strike effect and or what are the implications for...
1. The possible sale?
2. The non-Guild screenwriter?
3. The possible sale if the strike occurred?
4. The sale if the strike occurred?
05-06-2004, 09:30 AM
It can only affect you if the buyer was a Guild signatory.
05-06-2004, 12:01 PM
And if they are - it's a "no go?"
05-06-2004, 03:58 PM
Yup. My understanding is a WGA Sig cannot buy during a strike. Now, they could buy from a non sig writer....but that would kill the writer's chances from ever getting into the guild.
05-11-2004, 10:47 AM
If they really want it, they can cut you a check one day before the strike. Be it an option or a sale. Otherwise, you'll have to wait till the strike is over.
05-11-2004, 04:02 PM
My inside source says NO STRIKE but there may not be an agreement for months.
05-11-2004, 05:54 PM
There won't be a WGA strike in 2004.
06-02-2004, 03:02 PM
Final offer? Any insiders have the scoop?
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