What requirements do I need to meet to apply?
We encourage writers from all backgrounds and experiences to apply: from beginner writer to seasoned professional. You must be 18 years or older and legally capable of entering into a writing services agreement.
Do I have to be a US citizen to apply?
No. Anyone from and living in any country can apply.
How much experience do I need to have to apply? Do I need to have been hired to write a film before?
No, you do not need to have any prior feature writing experience to apply.
Can I apply even if I have been hired to write a film before?
Yes, writers of all experience levels may apply.
If I'm selected and the movie gets made, will I get a credit at the end?
Professional film credits for WGA signatories are determined by the Writers Guild of America. Find out more about credits on their website here.
Do I maintain the rights to my ideas and sample script in my application?
The submission release form, which you can read here, sets forth rights and obligations with respect to your submission.