Television Credits Procedures Guide

This is a ready reference for writers and staff members who propose writing credits, prepare and submit NTWCs to the Guild for Guild signatory production companies, and gather materials for credit arbitrations on episodic series and long-form television motion pictures (including direct-to-DVD project).


Table of Contents 

A. Notices of Tentative Writing Credits
1. The NTWC
2. Team Writing
a. Application to Collaborate
b. Certificate of Compliance
c. Team Waivers

B. Arbitrations

C. Cover Pages on Literary Material

D. Waivers

E. On-screen Placement of Writing Credits

F. Conclusion

Sample Forms
i. Television Notice of Tentative Writing Credits
ii. Application to Collaborate
iii. Certificate of Compliance
iv. Literary Material Submission Cover Letter
v. WGA Cover Page