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Friday August 10, 2018

Source: Deadline

Foreign Levies Shared By Hollywood Companies And Guilds Hit $1 Billion Milestone

The latest WGA report notes that the guild collected a record $24.5 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, and more than $250 million since the program began in 1992. Half of all levies collected go to the MPAA’s member companies, and the other half is split between the WGA and the DGA. Thus, $250 million for the WGA means that the DGA has also collected $250 million, with $500 million going to the MPAA companies.

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