About the film
Pencils Down! The 100 Days of the Writers Guild Strike
Release Date: January 01, 2014
|Production Companies||:||Lucky Coffee Productions, Roundabout Entertainment|
|Director||:||Brian S. Kalata|
|Producers||:||Brian S. Kalata, Stephen Andrzejewski, Seung Wan "Sunny" Choi, Dave Klink, Dr. Marilyn Rall, Michael Paolillo, Lynn Apelle|
|Writers||:||Brian S. Kalata|
In 2007, the Writers Guild of America, the Screenwriters Union, hit an impasse in their contract negotiations with the Studios. At the center of the dispute was jurisdiction over the internet. Unable to make progress, the WGA called a strike which brought Hollywood to a halt for 100 days.