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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

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 202
Animation Story Editor  
    contract 601, 602
   credits 603
   definition 204
   gross fees 401
Animation New Writer, definition 203
Animation Writer, definition 205
application of Agreement to Writers and Story Editors 102

AQPM, see ASSOCIATION QUÉBÉCOISE DE LA PRODUCTION MÉDIATIQUE

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 201, Schedule 3, art. 2
   contract provisions 308-309
Blended Production  
   contract provisions Appendix L
   definition Article 11
Collective Society, definition 206
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 207
exercise of rights 901
Feature Film, definition 208
Goods and Services Tax 113
grievance see also arbitration, 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 209
Independent Production Agreement not to apply to 105
insurance 501
interest on late payment 115
Joint Standing Committee see also arbitration, 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 210
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 211
payments to Animation Writer 114, 115, 116, 122
Polish, definition 212
Prizes 808
Producer 213
   definition  
   to notify Writer of previously engaged writers 119
retirement plan  
   contribution by Producer 502
   deduction from fees 503
retransmission royalties 810
Rewrite, definition 214
rights licensed 802
Screen Story, definition 215
Script changes 306
Script Fee  
   definition 216
   minimum 301-303
   negotiable rates 302-304
   payment of 114, 302-305
Script Material, definition 217
Secondary Use Payments  
   definition 218
   right to collect not diminished 807, 809
single stage 304-305
speculative writing prohibited 120
Story, definition 219
Team, definition 220
termination of contract 118, 701-703
Treatment, definition 221
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

AQPM, see ASSOCIATION QUÉBÉCOISE DE LA PRODUCTION MÉDIATIQUE

ARBITRATION see also GRIEVANCES, 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, see PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE

ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS

credit assignment form Appendix L
credit for material sold to a third party A944
third party undertaking A944
under Purchaser's Assumption Agreement A1113(b)

ASSOCIATION see CMPA (CANADIAN MEDIA PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION)

ASSOCIATION QUÉBÉCOISE DE LA PRODUCTION MÉDIATIQUE (AQPM)

address A527
administration fees A1201-1205
Animation Section Quebec appendix Schedule 4
logo A949, 1047
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, see OTHER 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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