• Screenwriter Start Button

    Introducing Start Button, a new way for screenwriters to notify the Guild when a project begins and enable follow-up when payment is due.

  • 3rd & Fairfax

    Moon Zappa interviews Sacha Gervasi about his HBO film My Dinner with Hervé.

  • Guild Screenings

    Celebrate Die Hard’s 30th anniversary with writer Steven E. de Souza on Dec. 22.

  • 2019 Writers Guild Awards

    See the 2019 TV, new media, news, radio/audio, and promo writing nominations.

  • Something That Lasts

    Elizabeth Chomko creates a permanent tribute to her family in What They Had.

  • No Writing Left Behind

    What should a writer do if asked to leave written material with a producer after a pitch? Don't.

  • Sexual Harassment

    A guide to member rights and employer responsibilities.

Contact the Guild
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Submissions Deadline: WWD’s The Disability Scene Guild Calendar
2019 TV, New Media, News, Radio/Audio, and Promo Awards Noms Announced Press Room
Notify the Guild When You Start a Screenwriting Project Start Button

2019 Writers Guild Awards
Screenplay Voting

Current members in good standing are able to determine the nominees of Writers Guild Awards in the Original and Adapted Screenplay categories.

Get Paid on Time

TV/Digital writers, get the tools to take on late pay here.

Member Programs
2018 Feature Writer Access Project

See the honorees of the 2018 Feature Writer Access Project.

Signatory Alert

These companies and individuals were placed on the Strike/Unfair List.

Read the Strike/Unfair List.

Foreign Levies

Foreign levies are fees collected in foreign countries to compensate rights holders.

Is the Guild holding foreign levies for you?

Guild Screenings

  • Saturday Dec 22
    11 AM (3D) & 8:30 PM (2D)

  • Saturday Dec 22
    2 PM

  • Saturday Dec 22
    5 PM

    Q&A with Steven E. de Souza following this screening.

  • Sunday Dec 23
    11 AM & 8 PM

  • Sunday Dec 23
    2 PM

  • Sunday Dec 23
    5 PM


Credits Forms & Info

Why credits are important and how to protect them

Minimum Basic Agreement

The WGA collective bargaining agreement

Schedule of Minimums

The Guild's schedule of minimum payments

Know Your Rights

What Every Writer Needs to Know

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