Index A

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

ACCESS TO PRODUCTION

Writers Guild representative A301
ACQUISITION OF FURTHER RIGHTS A714

ADAPTATION OF MATERIAL FROM ANOTHER LANGUAGE

contract for B117, 126
credit for A909, B117, 126

ADMINISTRATION FEES

amounts payable A1201,A1202
Animation productions 401-405
Corporate Productions E307
division of A1203
Remittance Statement Form A1205, 404
schedule for payment A1203
Story Editor’s Gross Fees subject to deductions A808, A1202
Writers Guild of America waiver A1401

ADR (ADDITIONAL DIALOGUE RECORDING)

definition A201
no additional payment for writing A308

ADVERTISING AND PUBLICITY

Animation 1017
credit in A920

APFTQ,seeASSOCIATION DES PRODUCTEURS DE FILMS ET DE TÉLÉVISION DU QUÉBEC

AGREEMENT

acquisition of further rights A714
administered jointly by Writers Guild and Association A103

amendment prohibited

by arbitrator or Arbitration Committee A523
by Joint Standing Committee A517

Animation productions

minimum terms 108
notices under 927
term of 1101
terms of Agreement included in contracts 104

application to

employees of Producer A106(a)(b)
recognized specialists A106(c)
Writers, Story Editors and Story Consultants A105
arbitrator or Arbitration Board not to amend A523
changes to A108
effective date A111
exercise of rights under A501
French text of A116
interpretation of A103, A502
Interpretation Committee Appendix P
Joint Standing Committee not to amend A517
minimum terms A108

negotiation of more favourable terms

to Producer A109
to Writer A110, A705
Negotiation Protocol Appendix A
negotiations between Writers Guild and CMPA A102
notices under this Agreement A527
regular employees of Producers not covered by A106(a), 105(a)
renegotiation of Agreement A113
termination date A112
void or unenforceable provisions A114

ANIMATION

administration fees

amendment of amounts 405
calculation of 401
payment of 402
Remittance Statement Form 404
Story Editors’ Gross Fees 401

Agreement

minimum terms 104
term of 1101
terms of Agreement included in contracts 104
amendment of amounts payable to CMPA 405
Animation Production, definition 201

Animation Story Editor

contract 601, 602
credits 603
definition 202
gross fees 401
Animation New Writer, definition 202
Animation Writer, definition 204
application of Agreement to Writers and Story Editors 102

arbitration

Board of Arbitration 921
costs of 924
decision reached by 925
notices under 927
powers of arbitrator or Board of Arbitration 922, 923
selection of arbitrator 921
time and place of 920
time limits 926
awards or prizes for 808

Bible

definition A203, Schedule 3 art. 2
for APFTQ members Schedule 3

Blended Production

contract provisions Appendix L
definition Article 11
Collective Society, definition 205
contracts 102, 108, 122
copyright 801-810

credits

advertising and publicity 1017
agreement between Writers 1041
agreements with foreign associations 1038
alterations to 1019
approval by Writers Guild 1007
arbitration procedure 1024-1037
assignment to a third party Appendix U
claim by director or Producer to writing credit 1001
contract provisions 1001
delivery of notification 1018
Documentary 1004(c)
Failure to provide credits as required 1043
Feature Films 1003
forgone right to 1023

format of

approval required for departure from specified

format 1007
Documentary 1004(c)
Feature Films 1003
individual Writers 1003-1004
Groups of Writers 1012
subsidiary writing credits 1005
television programs 1004
Writer is also director 1008
governed by Agreement or contract 1002
indemnity 1037
inadvertent breach of terms 1044
interruption of sequence 1016
Magazine Format Program 1004(c)
multiple Writers 1009, 1011, 1041
Notice of Intended Writing Credits Schedule 2
notification by Producer 1018-1022

objections

alternative to arbitration 1040
arbitration procedure for 1024-1037
no objection received within 14 days 1022
submitted in writing 1024
obligation to give credit 1001
pen-name 1023
participating writer, definition 1027, 1032
position, size, and sequence 1013-1016
Producer’s duty to notify 1018-1022
production credits 1046-1047
productions made or issued by a third party 1043
productions other than Feature Films and television 1002
pseudonyms 1023
sequence of 1015-1016
sharing of A912
Story Consultant/Story Editor 1018

subsidiary writing credits

limits on 1010
form of 1005-1007, 1012
Team of Writers 1012, 1041
Television Productions 1004
unauthorized form of credit 1007
Variety Programs 1004(c)
Writer is also director or Producer 1008

Writers Guild

logo 1047
participation in credit arbitration 1027-1028
deadline, failure of Writer to meet 118
deductions from fees 501-507
discrimination against Writer 112
Draft Script, definition 206
exercise of rights 901
Feature Film, definition 207
Goods and Services Tax 113

grievancesee alsoarbitration, Joint Standing Committee

definition 902
failure to settle 908
grievance meeting 906, 907
initiation of formal procedure 904, 905
notification of parties 906
settlement without recourse to formal procedures 903
Gross Fees, definition 208
Independent Production Agreement not to apply to 105
insurance 501
interest on late payment 115

Joint Standing Committeesee alsoarbitration, grievance

appointment to 912
chair-person 914
convening of 910
decisions of 918, 919
documents and correspondence 913
failure to reach a decision 919
hearing by 915
not authorized to amend this Agreement 917
procedures 914, 915-916
referral of grievance to 908, 909
representation on 911, 912
time limits for presentations 915
witnesses 913
late material 118

Merchandising Rights

assigned by Writer to Producer 805
definition 209
minimum fees 302, 303
negotiation of superior terms and benefits 109
non-members 106
Notice of Engagement form 125
Notice of Intended Writing Credits Schedule 2
oral agreements 123
Outline, definition 210
payments to Animation Writer 114-116, 122
Polish, definition 211
Prizes 808

Producer

definition 212
to notify Writer of previously engaged writers 119

retirement plan

contribution by Producer 502
deduction from fees 503
retransmission royalties 810
Rewrite, definition 213
rights licensed 802
Screen Story, definition 214
Script changes 306

Script Fee

definition 215
minimum 301-303
negotiable rates 302-304
payment of 114, 302-305
Script Material, definition 216

Secondary Use Payments

definition 217
right to collect not diminished 807, 809
single stage 304-305
speculative writing prohibited 120
Story, definition 218
Team, definition 219
termination of contract 118, 701-703
Treatment, definition 220
unsolicited script 121

Voluntary Recognition Agreement

Producers outside Quebec to sign 110
text of Schedule 1
waiver of delivery of a stage 702

Writers Guild of Canada

as exclusive bargaining agent 101
dues 505

APFTQ,seeASSOCIATION DES PRODUCTEURS DE FILMS ET DE TÉLÉVISION DU QUÉBEC

ARBITRATIONsee alsoGRIEVANCES, JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

Animation productions 920-927

arbitrator(s)

powers of A522, A523
selection of A521
Board of Arbitration A521
costs of A524

credit arbitration

agreements with foreign associations of Writers A941
alternative procedure A942
standard procedure A927-A940
decision reached by A525
grievances arising out of Article A1 A115
referral of Joint Standing Committee A518, A519
refusal of Producer to abide by procedure or decision A402
time and place of arbitration A521
time limits A526

ARTISTIC COMPETENCE, seePROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE

ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS

credit assignment form Appendix L
credit for material sold to a third party A943
third party undertaking A942
under Purchaser’s Assumption Agreement A1113(b)

ASSOCIATIONseeCMPA (CANADIAN MEDIA PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION)

ASSOCIATION DES PRODUCTEURS DE FILMS ET DE TÉLÉVISION DU QUÉBEC (APFTQ)

address A527
administration fees A1201-1205
Animation Section Quebec appendix Schedule 4
Quebec appendix Appendix Q
Regular Employee provisions Appendix Q
special terms (non-harmonized items) Appendix R
Status of the Artist Act Appendix Q

translation

credits Appendix Q
script fees Appendix Q

ASSUMPTION AGREEMENTS

definition A202

Distributor’s Assumption Agreements

form Appendix H
provisions of A1114
production not commenced within 7 years of contract date A711

Purchaser’s Assumption Agreements

on the Transfer of Rights in a Production

Made from Script Material Appendix I
on Transfer of Rights in Script Material Appendix J
provisions of A1113

AUDIO VISUAL PRODUCTIONS NOT FOR TELEVISION,seeOTHER PRODUCTIONS

AUDIT

of Feature Film with budget under $1,200,000 C204
of Producer’s books by Writers Guild representative A1112

AWARDS OR PRIZES

for Animation productions 808

 

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