• 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.

  • No Writing Left Behind

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

  • 3rd & Fairfax

    Writer-director Paul Dano & Zoe Kazan on their new movie Wildlife.

  • 2018 Feature Writer Access Project

    See the honorees of the 2018 Feature Writer Access Project.

  • No Easy Villains

    Joel Edgerton on why Boy Erased is a story made more tragic by its lack of bad guys.

  • Sexual Harassment

    A guide to member rights and employer responsibilities.

Contact the Guild
Dec 02
WGAW Member Holiday Party Guild Calendar
WGAW Announces 2018 Feature Writer Access Project Honorees Press Room
Notify the Guild When You Start a Screenwriting Project Start Button

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Writers Guild Awards
2019 Writers Guild Awards Series Voting

Current members in good standing are able to determine the nominees in the Series categories.

Enforcement
Get Paid on Time

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

Member Programs
Screenwriter Advice

Screenwriter members, log in to email your career questions to an experienced mentor.

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 Nov 24
    11 AM (3D) & 2 PM (2D)

  • Saturday Nov 24
    5 PM

    Q&A with Ozzy Inguanzo & Dava Whisenant following this screening.

  • Saturday Nov 24
    8 PM

  • Sunday Nov 25
    10:30 AM

  • Sunday Nov 25
    2 PM

  • Sunday Nov 25
    5 PM

  • Sunday Nov 25
    8 PM

CREDITS & CONTRACTS

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

MORE CONTRACTS
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