Unformatted text preview: "The future of our industry is shifting toward new media. Writers have always had to fight for a small share of the revenues generated from their work, and this case is no different," said Katharine Way, chairwoman of the Writers Guild of Great Britain. Audrey O'Reilly of the Irish Playwrights and Screenwriters Guild added that screenwriters in other countries would not take work away from their American counterparts. "Our solidarity means that no self-respecting screenwriter in any country will undermine the U.S. strike. The overwhelming majority of our members will never take work from striking American colleagues, because the fight now taking place in the U.S. is a fight for screenwriters across the globe." The International Affiliation of Writers Guilds is a worldwide body representing guilds of professional screenwriters....
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- Fall '06
- Corporation, Trade union, screenwriters, screenwriter, International Affiliation of Writers Guilds