We are the trade union for writers in TV, film, theatre, audio, books, poetry, comedy, animation and videogames – whether you are an established professional writer with credits, or at the very beginning of your career. We work to protect our members’ rights and campaign for a fairer industry (find out more about our work here).

Member benefits include: 

  • Free contract vetting and legal advice
  • Access to the WGGB pension scheme (for professional screenwriters and audio writers)
  • Free training, exclusive events and film screenings, plus a wide range of industry discounts
  • Weekly newsletter featuring writing jobs and competition alerts

Annual membership costs £198 for Full Members (for the first year), £108 per year for Candidate Members, £30 per year for Student Members and £300 per year for Affiliate Members (member benefits vary by membership level and you can view the full list here).

Please ensure that you have paid your full year’s subscription before sending through contracts for vetting or seeking legal advice

Please note: If you have registered to access free content on our website and would now like to upgrade and join WGGB as a member, please email admin@writersguild.org.uk and we will arrange that for you 

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