Members of the Australian Writers’ Guild gathered outside NBCU headquarters in George St. Sydney today in solidarity with striking members of the Writers Guild of America.
Australian writers headline global day of action for writers internationally as the US strike enters its sixth week.
Screenwriters in the US are demanding better pay and working conditions, better payments for writers’ use of content on streaming services, protections against unpaid work and restrictions on the use of artificial intelligence.
. @AWG_1 members gather outside the NBCUniversal offices on George Street for Screenwriters Everywhere, a global day of solidarity and action in support of the 11,500 members of the @WGAWest AND @WGAEast
who have been on strike since May 2nd. pic.twitter.com/ZJtFfWNJ9c
— Sean Slatter (@seanslat) June 14, 2023