A Screener Issue That Threatens To Engulf The Industry

The Motion Picture Association of America’s new policy of not providing screeners to those voting on various awards is pissing off many in the industry. “The question producers might consider now: How bad a taste will the screener issue leave in the mouths of the Writers Guild and Screen Actors Guild? Why? Because both these unions are currently in the process of organizing the positions and recommendations they’ll carry into next year’s negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers on their feature-film and TV contracts.”