Posted in Guild agreements
The following agreements, rates and guidelines have been negotiated/published by the Guild.
APC Code of Practice
- The Alliance for the Protection of Copyright Code of Practice (2009) - for the submission of film and programme proposals in the UK film, radio and television industry.
Comic books, cartoon strips and illustrated stories
- WGGB/PACT Agreement 1992 rates (includes recommended 35% increase to update rates)
- Writing Film - a good practice guide for screenwriters and those who work with them (2009)
Grants for the Arts
- Applying to Arts Council England's Grants for the Arts programme - read more about Grants for the Arts.
- Appendix (a) - 1: Model collaboration agreement for musical theatre writers
- Appendix (a) - 2: Notes on model collaboration agreement for musical theatre writers
- Appendix (b): Explanatory notes from Mercury Musical Developments website on Collaboration Agreements
- Appendix (c): Checklist for musical theatre agreements
- BBC Television Script Agreement – This is the successor to many previous agreements between the Guild and the BBC over the decades and sets out the minimum terms for most mainstream drama and sitcom contracts – not only minimum fees, but also advances, repeat fees, credits, pension rights and much more
- BBC Genreral Script Agreement (GSA) – A new agreement closely modelled on the TSA which extends Guild terms to broadcast scripts under 15 minutes, material commissioned primarily for online use, drama within documentaries, some animation, and other areas
- BBC Sketch Agreement: This is a completely re-drafted agreement, replacing an obsolete contract after many years trying to bring rewards for sketch writing in line with the modern TV and entertainment industry
- Working With Writers - a good practice guide for TV programme makers (2009)
- The Working Playwright - Agreements and contracts - overview of WGGB theatre agreements
- The Working Playwright - Engaging with theatres - overview for work outside WGGB agreements
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