Shelagh Wagener began her career working in television and feature development at Phoenix Pictures in NYC. After a move to LA, Shelagh worked for many years as an executive at John Wells Productions, on such TV shows as ER and The West Wing. After a few years spent living in Cape Town, South Africa, Shelagh joined the Member Organizing department at the Writers Guild West in 2011 and has worked in digital media since 2013, helping content creators secure a WGA deal for their projects. Along with traditional broadcast shows, Shelagh represents numerous WGA covered digital projects, from Stranger Things and Bojack Horsemen to Zac and Mia and [email protected] Shelagh also works closely with the WGAW Political Action Committee in the fight to preserve an open internet.
Here's where you'll find Shelagh Wagener (Digital & TV Field Representative, Member Organizing - WGAW)
June 21, 2018
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM 45 minutes
The Role of Guilds and Unions in Today's Digital Programming Landscape
Add to Calendar 06/21/2018 10:00 06/21/2018 10:45 America/Los_Angeles The Role of Guilds and Unions in Today's Digital Programming Landscape As digital video content development and production move into the mainstream, guilds and unions are making a push to bring their protection and capabilities to the table. However, given the shoestring budgets of many of these productions, union involvement could just scuttle the entire production. This session brings together representatives from three top guilds and a top agent well-versed in navigating these waters to explore how and where unions and guilds should participate in the new media ecosystem. | Room 304CD | false MM/DD/YYYY