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If you have written a screenplay for a BFI Lottery-funded film, greenlit and distributed since March 2015, you may have money being held in the 'locked box', for reinvestment in future film projects. The landmark scheme was negotiated by WGGB, Directors UK and Pact, and there is around £100,000 being held for writers

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Tanika Gupta

Why I'm a WGGB member

Tanika Gupta MBE FRSL

“In this age of cuts, low wages and increasing pressure on writers to come up with treatments and ideas without a guaranteed commission, it is imperative to have the support of a writers’ union… It’s very good to know that the Writers’ Guild is there to protect, advise, support and champion our rights as freelance creative artists.”

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