Radio & Television

Canadian, international writers’ guilds throw support behind WGA in agents dispute

TORONTO - Led by the Writers Guild of Canada (WGC), the International Affiliation of Writers Guilds (IAWG) is publicly backing the Writers Guild of America (WGA) in its current fight to end U.S. talent agencies’ practices of project packaging and affiliate production.According to a statement Thursday, the WGA is seeking to institute a new Agency Code of Conduct that it says will “restore fairness and transparency to the process of making film and television for its members”.  Ratified by 95.3% of WGA members, the Code stipulates that any agencies wishing to represent WGA writers must not participate in packaging and...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.