WGA issues strike waiver on Spirit Awards

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The Writers Guild of America said that its members will be allowed to work for the Spirit Awards honoring independent film despite uncertainties surrounding other awards shows because of the Hollywood writers strike. The guild said in a statement its members may work for the Spirit Awards because the show’s producers asked for permission before the strike began.  The Spirit Awards will be presented 2/23, the day before the Academy Awards.   


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Carl has been with RBR-TVBR since 1997 and is currently Managing Director/Senior Editor. Residing in Northern Virginia, he covers the business of broadcasting, advertising, programming, new media and engineering. He’s also done a great deal of interviews for the company and handles our ever-growing stable of bylined columnists.