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Writers Guild of America, West

Writers Guild of America, West

Gibizada - blog Screenwriters' Summit Writers Guild of America East: Home Team Fortress 2 The Club Manager by Dave Morrison Share His office is above the stage behind a thick scarred wooden door a desk piled high with bills, receipts a small safe bolted to the floor Envious friends say "Man, how sweet to be the guy behind the Scene!" He puts aside the payroll page – it's time to fix the ice machine. The overhead is suffocating; electric, rent, insurance, beer the mobbed-up dumpster, glassware, liquor mics / cables / amps / repair advertising, ASCAP sticker bar staff, wait staff, bouncers, sound (the owner talks of relocating – he might as well just burn it down) Bands talk of blood and sweat and tears they want more money, better dates He knows that if they don't sell drinks there's no point to unlock the grates Sometimes, worn-out, alone, he thinks ‘I'm through, I can't last one more week' but reconsiders when he hears cheers, clapping, whistles, stamping feet. "The Club Manager" by Dave Morrison, from . © Fighting Cock Press, 2011. It's the birthday of the man who said, "To love another person is to see the face of God."

MPEG The IA California Locals have been working with a large coalition of guilds, unions, producers, small businesses and other associations to promote the enhancement and expansion of California’s production tax incentive program. One component of this Alliance’s efforts is the creation of an online petition to show our legislators the vast amount of public support for the passing of AB 1839, the California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act. Click here to view all Guild articles. Editor Affonso Gonçalves has led a charmed life in New York independent film. Motion Picture Editors Guild President Alan Heim, A.C.E., dedicated the Guild’s revamped Training Room as the Dede Allen Seminar Room on Saturday, April 5 at the Guild’s Hollywood offices.

The Railfan Network Things People Said: Courtroom Quotations The following quotations are taken from official court records across the nation, showing how funny and embarrassing it is that recorders operate at all times in courts of law, so that even the slightest inadvertence is preserved for posterity. Lawyer: "Was that the same nose you broke as a child?"Witness: "I only have one, you know." Lawyer: "Now, Mrs. Johnson, how was your first marriage terminated?" Accused, Defending His Own Case: "Did you get a good look at my face when I took your purse?" The defendant was found guilty and sentenced to ten years in jail. Lawyer: "What is your date of birth?" Lawyer: "Can you tell us what was stolen from your house?" Lawyer: "What gear were you in at the moment of the impact?" Lawyer: "Can you describe what the person who attacked you looked like?" Lawyer: "This myasthenia gravis -- does it affect your memory at all?" Lawyer: "How old is your son, the one living with you?" Lawyer: "What was the first thing your husband said to you when he woke that morning?"

WGAW Registry Welcome to, the official script and screenplay registration service of the Writers Guild of America, West and world's number one intellectual property service. Since 1927, the Writers Guild of America, West Registry has been the industry standard in the creation of legal evidence for the protection of writers and their work. When you register your script prior to submitting it to agents, managers, or producers, you document your authorship on a given date should there be unauthorized usage. The WGA, West is the home to nearly 12,000 of Hollywood's leading TV and screenwriters, but you do not need to be a WGAW member to use this vital Guild service. For more information, go to our details page or read our FAQ.

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