Valencia screenwriters show solidarity with their colleagues in North America

Valencia. Screenwriters and creators from all over the world through various federations and associations held an international day in support of the strike Writers Guild of AmericaWGA, which will take place next Wednesday, June 14th.

Association of Screenwriters of the Valencian Region, EDAV, joins the International Day in Solidarity with Screenwriters in the United States, on strike since May 2, and summons creators from the Valencia region to a rally in Valencia in support of the 11,500 members of the Writers Guild of America West and Writers Guild of America East. North American Screenwriters Association.

Film and television screenwriters in the United States have been on strike since May 2 because employers such as Disney, Netflix and Amazon refuse to pay them fairly. Media companies have made billions from the work of screenwriters and all other workers who make films and series, but they refuse to share this value with the workers. The fight for fair reward and protection from the practices of these global broadcasters affects all of us and is linked to our own needs as a union and our members. The WGA’s demands also include limits on the use of AI and require that studios not be able to use it to undermine writers’ compensation and creative rights.

Actions are planned in several cities in different countries such as Canada, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, India, South Africa, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden or the United Kingdom. Among other things. In Spain, concentrations are planned in Madrid, Barcelona, ​​Santiago de Compostela or Valencia, promoted by the ALMA Screenwriters Association and the Forum of Spanish State Audiovisual Screenwriters Associations (FAGA), of which EDAV founding member Other groups of creators have also joined these concentrations. In Valencia, the CPD, Col lectiu de Professionals del Doblatge, confirmed its participation in the focus called for by EDAV.

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