• Start Button

    A new way for screenwriters to notify the Guild when a project begins and enable follow-up when payment's due.

  • Our House

    Mike Flanagan “remixes” horror and family drama on The Haunting of Hill House.

  • 3rd & Fairfax

    A double episode with Barry Jenkins (If Beale Street Could Talk) and Adam McKay (Vice).

  • Writers Walk with UTLA

    WGAW is supporting the UTLA fight to defend public education.

  • 2019 Writers Guild Awards

    See the 2019 Screenplay and Videogame Writing nominations.

  • William Goldman Month

    The celebration continues with Marathon Man and guest Eric Roth on Jan. 25.

  • 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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The Contenders – 2019 WGA-Nominated Film Screenings Guild Calendar
Jenji Kohan to Receive 2019 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for TV Writing Press Room
Notify the Guild When You Start a Screenwriting Project Start Button

Writers Guild Awards
Final Voting

Current members in good standing are able to vote for the winners of the 2019 Writers Guild Awards.

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

  • Friday Jan 25
    7:30 PM

    Opening Remarks from Eric Roth.

  • Saturday Jan 26
    10:30 AM

  • Saturday Jan 26
    1:30 PM

  • Saturday Jan 26
    5 PM

  • Saturday Jan 26
    8 PM

  • Sunday Jan 27
    11 AM

  • Sunday Jan 27
    2 PM

  • Sunday Jan 27
    5 PM

    Live Scriptnotes Podcast: A conversation about “The Princess Bride” with John August and Craig Mazin following this screening.

  • Sunday Jan 27
    8:30 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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