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400 WGA Contributors Signal Pledge To Fight For Guild Protection Of Animation Work

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Greater than 400 WGA screenwriters, showrunners and TV and streaming writers safe signed a pledge asserting they’re “committed to combating for WGA protection for all animation initiatives we build, write or design though-provoking forward. We must be handled equal to dwell-action writers, no longer no longer as much as.” Signers consist of J.J. Abrams, Seth MacFarlane, Chuck Lorre, Amy Poehler and Mike Schur. Query the fleshy checklist below.

To that cease, the WGA West’s board of directors has created an Animation Writers Organizing Committee, made up of established animation writers in display, tv and streaming. Co-chaired by Mike Scully, light showrunner for The Simpsons and light-weight WGA West presidents David A. Goodman and Patric Verrone, the committee says it “stands ready to work with any animation creator committed to getting a Guild contract for their project or writing team.”

“Whether or no longer writing for dwell action or animation, WGA contributors deserve a WGA deal,” the AWOC mentioned in a conversation to the guild’s contributors on Monday. “Unlike dwell action, nonetheless, Guild protection for animation is no longer guaranteed by the Minimal Accepted Settlement, so writers must query it. Over time, writers safe efficiently fought for and gained protection for a quantity of animation initiatives.

“Extra and further, nonetheless, some studios and manufacturing companies are insisting that WGA protection is a ‘non-starter’ – even for WGA contributors – and pressure them to work beneath some other union’s contract, where they fetch much less cash, sinful health and pension advantages, and no residuals. For writers who safe beforehand worked on Guild-lined consuming displays, right here is an gruesome rollback.”

That diversified union is The Animation Guild, IATSE Native 839.

“A WGA contract ensures that writers fetch residuals, higher compensation, and indubitably critical health and pension advantages along side paid parental disappear,” the pledge says. “We, along side our fellow writers, must safe the protections and safety that lengthen with WGA protection.”

Listed below are the signers of the pledge:

John Aboud


J.J. Abrams


Prick Adams


Matthew Aldrich


Scott Alexander


Lucy Alibar


Gaby Allan


Liz Alper


Emily Altman


Arash Amel


Megan Amram


Francisco Angones


Richard Appel


John August


Kevin Avery


Minhal Baig


Andrew 1st earl baldwin of bewdley


Carmiel Banasky


Ike Barinholtz


Aseem Batra


Laura Beason


Stuart Beattie


Elizabeth Benjamin


Alanna Bennett


Roger Unlit


Andrew Blitz


Rachel Bloom


Raphael Bob-Waksberg


Loren Bouchard


Duffy Boudreau


Travis Bowe


Soren Bowie


Brian Boyle


Guy Branum


Sam Brenner


Yoni Brenner


Max Brockman


Aaron Brownstein


Aaron Buchsbaum


Scott Z. Burns


Stewart Burns


Invoice Burr


Kirker Butler


Josh Bycel


Nicole Byer


Abbey Caldwell


Steve Callaghan


Heather Anne Campbell


Josh Campbell


Robert M. Carlock


Yolanda Carney


Patti Carr


Alex Carter


Donick Cary


Daniel Castellaneta


Brett Cawley


Kevin Cecil


Joe Chandler


Marie Cheng


Stan Chervin


Nadiya Chettiar


Peter Chiarelli


Jemaine Clement


Alan R. Cohen


David X. Cohen


Joel Cohen


Robert Cohen


Seth Cohen


Michael Colton


Adam Conover


Curtis Cook


Julie Cooperman


L.E. Correia


Colin Francis Costello


James Coyne


Matthew William Craig


Cullen Crawford


Jen Crittenden


Katie Crown


John Francis Daley


Greg Daniels


Evan Daugherty


Marjorie David


Steven Davis


Meredith Dawson


Parker Deay


Gabe Delahaye


Caitie Delaney


Aadip Desai


Tom Devanney


Polina Diaz


Dominic Dierkes


Daniel Dominguez


Travis Donnelly


Garrett Donovan


Jeff Drake


Cirocco Dunlap


Clea DuVall


Jess Dweck


Adamma Ebo


Adanne Ebo


Ayo Edebiri


Lee Eisenberg


Christopher Encell


Taryn Englehart


Damien Fahey


Andrew Farmer


Jonathan Fernandez


Tina Fey


Jennifer Flackett


Brent Forrester


Caroline Fox


Dana Fox


Yvette Foy


F. Scott Frazier


Alan Freedland


Grace Freud


John Frink


Kale Futterman


Dan Fybel


Kelly Galuska


Henry Gammill


Tom Gammill


Simon Ganz


Erin Gibson


Michael Gilio


Fran Gillespie


Stephanie Gillis


Anthony Gioe


Lauren Glover


Will Gluck


Andrew Goldberg


Eric Goldberg


Jonathan Goldstein


Brandon Kyle Goodman


Cory Goodman


David A. Goodman


Maggie Gottlieb


Charlie Grandy


Dan Greaney


Josh GreenbArg


Katie Greenway


Dan Gregor


Matt Groening


Jonathan Groff


Broti Gupta


Daniel Hageman


Kevin Hageman


Marc Haimes


Justin Halpern


Lisa Hanawalt


Dante W. Harper


Rachel B. Hastings


Matt Hausfater


Caleb Hearon


Eric Heisserer


Emily Heller


Stephen Hely


Ticket Hentemann


Dan Hernandez


Joe Heslinga


Christina Hodson


Lance Holloway


Laura Hooper Beck


Charles Hornsby


David Hornsby


Jerron Horton


Deric A. Hughes


Joel Hurwitz


James III


Brad Ingelsby


Gina Ippolito


Vidhya Iyer


Shantira Jackson


Scott Jacobson


Rick Jaffa


Sabrina Jalees


Gary Janetti


Al Jean


Artie Johann


Mitra Jouhari


Mike Deem


Paiman Kalayeh


Mindy Kaling


Adam Karp


Jeff Kauffmann


Kenneth Keeler


Gloria Calderon Kellett


Brian Kelley


Charlie Kelly


Peter Kelly


Charlie Kesslering


Alisha Ketry


Nahnatchka Khan


Elisabeth Kiernan Averick


Albert Kim


Kirsten King


Karey Kirkpatrick


Ryan Koh


Todd Komarnicki


Carlos Kotkin


Prick Kroll


Jaydi Samuels Kuba


Daniel Kunka


Deb Lacusta


Ariel Ladensohn


Ticket Lafferty


Anne Lane


Invoice Lawrence


Matthew Lawton


Steal LaZebnik


Aaron Lee


Andy Lee


Mike Leech


Josh Lehrman


Caroline Levich


Ticket Levin


Steve Levitan


Minty Lewis


Zach Lewis


Ali Liebegott


Steal Lieber


Gabe Liedman


Adele Lim


Chris Lloyd


Tim Long


Phil Lord


Chuck Lorre


Seth MacFarlane


Ira Madison III


Sabrina Mahfouz


Robert Maitia


Justin Malen


David Mandel


Prick Mandernach


Scott Marder


E. Nicholas Mariani


Zoe Marshall


Cesar Mazariegos


Jen McCartney


Will McCormack


Michael McCullers


Matt McElaney


Shauna McGarry


Kristen McGregor


Aline Brosh McKenna


Michael McMahan


Sam Contrivance


Patrick Meighan


Aaron Mendelsohn


Seth Meyers


Christopher Miller


Scott Gunnison Miller


M. Miller Davis


Julia Miranda


David Mirkin


Sprint Mitchell


Elizabeth Molyneux


Wendy Molyneux


Monique Moses


Maggie Mull


Theresa Mulligan


Kieran Mulroney


Michele Mulroney


Shirin Najafi


Christine Nangle


Brian Nelson


William Nicholson


Nora Nolan


Invoice Oakley


Tom O’Connor


Invoice Odenkirk


Bob Odenkirk


Jayme O’Guin


Tracy Oliver


Mike Olsen


Carolyn Omine


Lauren Otero


Gil Ozeri


Matt Pabian


Andy Parker


Vlas Parlapanides


Charles Parlapanides


Grace Parra


Saladin Patterson


Cinco Paul


Adam Pava


Drew Pearce


Eric Pearson


Dewayne Perkins


Amy-Jo Perry


Daniel Persitz


Amy Pocha


Amy Poehler


Jessica Poter


Ashleigh Powell


Rachel Powell


Noah Prestwich


Michael Ticket


Mitchell Pross


Kate Purdy


Ben Queen


Victor Quinaz


Eddie Quintana


Joanna Quraishi


Josh Rabinowitz


Luvh Rakhe


Beau Rawlins


Chris Regan


Mike Reiss


Thomas Reyes


Pamela Ribon


Prosperous Rinaldi


Liz Rivera


Erica Rivinoja


Hadiyah Robinson


Howard A. Rodman


Dailyn Rodriguez


Matt Rogers


Melissa Rosenberg


Zach Rosenblatt


Andy Roth


Mike Royce


Alex Rubens


Dan Rubin


Rocky Russo


Tim Saccardo


Jameel Saleem


Benji Samit


Vera Santamaria


Ramou Sarr


Joe Saunders


Jay Scherick


Holly Schlesinger


Steal Schrab


Jon Schroeder


Brandon Schultz


Patrick Schumacker


Mike Schur


Mike Scully


Sara Scully


Hillary Seitz


Matt Selman


Nicole Shabtai


Sanjay Shah


Julius Sharpe


April Shih


Mike Shoemaker


Dan Signer


Amanda Silver


Nicole Silverberg


Craig Silverstein


Max Silvestri


David Slack


Zach Smilovitz


Danny Smith


Nora Smith


Jeremy Sosenko


Emily Spivey


David Stassen


Jen Statsky


Loni Steele Sosthand


Sam Stefanak


Kyle Stegina


J. David Stem


Zackery Alexzander Stephens


Jared Stern


Dana Stevens


Meredith Stiehm


Lindsey Stoddart


Nicholas Stoller


Christy Stratton


Paul Stroud


Victoria Strouse


Matt Stuecken


Alec Sulkin


Edward Sullivan


Haldsted Sullivan


Lee Sung Jin


Charles Suozzi


Alison Tafel


Lloyd Taylor


Michael A. Taylor


Julie Thacker Scully


Betsy Thomas


Greg Thompson


Rawson Marshall Thurber


Peter Tibbals


Ava Tramer


Ted Travelstead


Alex Tse


Sheldon Turner


Danielle Uhlarik


Cat Vasko


Valeri Vaughn


Dan Vebber


Patric M. Verrone


John Viener


Alison Waller


Nic Wegener


Josh Weinstein


Danielle Weisberg


David N. Weiss


Matt Weitzman


Joe Wengert


Jeff Westbrook


John Whittington


Tracey Wigfield


Maiya Williams


Jessica Lee Williamson


Invoice Wolkoff


Miles Woods


Linda Woolverton


Alan Yang


Yasemin Yilmaz


Nicole Yorkin


Kelvin Yu


Alex Zamm


Benjamin Zazove


Tim Zientek


Cody Ziglar


Lon Zimmet

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