WGAW May 2022 Calendar

A Public Service Announcement if ever there was one. Here’s what going on, socially and professionally, at the Writers Guild of America West this month:

May 2022

Until further notice, the Guild has suspended in-person committee meetings and events, member meetings, and screenings at the Writers Guild Theater. Virtual events are listed below. Members must RSVP in advance to receive access info to participate in online events. read article

WGAW April 2022 Calendar

A Public Service Announcement if ever there was one. Here’s what going on, socially and professionally, at the Writers Guild of America West this month:

April 2022

Until further notice, the Guild has suspended in-person committee meetings and events, member meetings, and screenings at the Writers Guild Theater. Virtual events are listed below. Members must RSVP in advance to receive access info to participate in online events. read article

LB: 2022 Oscar Writing Award Winners

by Larry Brody

Sunday night’s Academy Award ceremony was, as far as I’m concerned, just one more step on the road to ruin that all showbiz award shows now are skidding along on.

Any number of websites – including this one – can name the winners and losers in most categories, including Asshole Actor of the Year Will Smith, so all I’m going to do now is list the screenplay winners and nominees. read article

Writers Guild of America 2022 Awards

The Writers Guild of America Awards winners were announced a couple of nights in a virtual ceremony online. In case you missed it, here’s the skinny.

Oh, and yes, there are one Acme Ton of Winners and Nominees. Because we know how to take care of our own. read article

LB: The Real Whys and Wherefores of TV

by Larry Brody

Yeppers, kids, since the dawn of commercial TV, all the way back in the late 1940s, there have been two major reasons people have pulled up stakes, abandoned their loved ones, and flocked to New York and Hollywood and London et al to give everything they’ve got, mentally, spiritually, and physically in exchange television careers.

Money, of course, is one.

And the other is this: read article