• 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.

  • 2019 Writers Guild Awards

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

  • The Revisionary

    Written By follows Lion Queen Linda Woolverton on her incredible journey

    Photo: Jilly Wendell

  • 3rd & Fairfax

    Matt Bai & Jay Carson & Jason Reitman on the Gary Hart drama, The Front Runner.

    Photo: Dave Allocca

  • 2018 Feature Writer Access Project

    See the honorees of the 2018 Feature Writer Access Project.

  • Sexual Harassment

    A guide to member rights and employer responsibilities.

Contact the Guild
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An In-Depth Look at Alternative Christmas Movies 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

Writers Guild Awards
2019 Writers Guild Awards

The 2019 Writers Guild Awards L.A. show will be held on Sunday, February 17 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel

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

  • Monday Dec 03
    7:30 PM

    Q&A with Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson following this screening.

  • Saturday Dec 08
    2:30 PM & 5:30 PM

    Q&A with David Magee & Rob Marshall & John DeLuca following the 5:30pm screening.

  • Saturday Dec 08
    9 PM

  • Sunday Dec 09
    11 AM

  • Sunday Dec 09
    2 PM

  • Sunday Dec 09
    5 PM

    Q&A with Peter Hedges following this screening.

  • Sunday Dec 09
    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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