This page explains how franchised agencies can submit documents to and share information with the Guild.
WRITING SERVICES AGREEMENTS & INVOICES
Please send the Guild writing services agreements (including option and purchase agreements, as well as summaries of essential deal terms) and invoices via this portal:
AGENT-WRITER REPRESENTATION AGREEMENTS
Please send Agent-Writer Representation Agreements via this portal:
CLIENT LISTS & UPDATES TO REPRESENTATION INFORMATION
Newly franchised agencies should send the Agency Department a list of writer clients represented by the agency via this secure transfer link:
Franchised agencies should also inform the Guild when they have a new writer client; when a franchised agency’s representation of a writer client terminates; and any updates to existing writer client information. The Guild has prepared a standardized form to assist franchised agencies in reporting this information to the Guild:
The completed Representation Updates Form can be submitted to the Guild via this secure transfer link:
ITEMIZED STATEMENTS OF WRITER COMPENSATION AND COMMISSIONS
Franchised agencies must send the Guild on a quarterly basis an itemized statement showing (a) all compensation paid to their writer clients; (b) all commissions received by the agent related to its representation of their writer clients; and (c) all fees received by the agent for providing feature film financing and sales services.
Please send the itemized statement to the Guild via this secure transfer link:
If you have questions, please contact the Agency Department or call (323) 782-4502.