At a time when true independent producers like Mr. Perry are rare in this business, we congratulate him on his success and welcome his decision to become signatory to a WGA contractPerry, WGAW agree on new contract Nov 27, 2008
This contract is a new beginning for writers in the Digital AgeWGA members overwhelmingly ratify contract Feb 26, 2008
The strike is over. Our membership has voted, and writers can go back to workWGA members vote 'yes' to end strike Feb 12, 2008
Companies like Intermedia and The Film Department recognize the importance of signing a deal that compensates writers fairly for the work they doWGA makes deals with Intermedia, Film Dept Jan 31, 2008
Professional musicians face many of the same issues that we do concerning fair compensation for the use of their work in new media. In the interest of advancing our goal of achieving a fair contract, the WGAW Board felt that this decision should be made on behalf our brothers and sisters in the American Federation of Musicians and the American Federation of Television and Radio ArtistsWGA grants Grammy producers interim pact Jan 28, 2008
Patric Verrone (born Patric Miller Verrone on September 29, 1959 in Glendale, Queens, New York) is an American television writer. He served as a writer and producer for several animated television shows, most notably Futurama.
Verrone graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College in 1981 where he was an editor of the Harvard Lampoon. He graduated from Boston College Law School in 1984 after serving as editor of the Boston College Law Review. He practiced law in Florida and California before becoming a television writer.
Patric Verrone began his career as a variety show writer including a late 1980s job as monologue writer for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Shortly after his work on The Tonight Show, Patric went to write on the popular animated program Rugrats in 1991. From there, Verrone would work for the entirety of The Critic's run on television, before then moving on to write for Muppets Tonight (with which he won an Emmy) and Pinky and the Brain. Eventually, Patric, would become a major contributor for Futurama. Following his work on the Futurama series, Verrone has written an episode of The Simpsons (Milhouse of Sand and Fog (2005)), developed the Cartoon Network series Class of 3000 (including writing the pilot episode Home (2006)), and wrote and produced four Futurama direct-to-DVD movies starting with Bender's Big Score (2007).