Theatrical Credits Procedures Guide

This is a ready reference for writers and staff members who propose writing credits, prepare and submit NTWCs to the Guild for Guild signatory production companies, and gather materials for credit arbitrations on theatrical motion pictures.


Table of Contents 

A. Notices Of Tentative Writing Credits
1. The NTWC
2. Team Writing
a. Collaboration Agreement
b. Team Waivers

B. Arbitrations

C. Cover Pages on Literary Material

D. Waivers

E. On-screen Placement of Writing Credits

F. Main and End Titles

G. Advertising and Publicity

H. Conclusion

Sample Forms
i. Theatrical Notice of Tentative Writing Credits
ii. Literary Material Submission Cover Letter
iii. WGA Cover Page