Residuals Lookup The Residuals Lookup allows members to determine their residuals earnings by project, specific years, or market back to 1981.

Residuals Survival Guide One of the benefits due credited writers under the Writers Guild Minimum Basic Agreement and the Public TV Freelance Agreement is compensation for the reuse of their material. This compensation is called residuals. This guide provides writers with a basic knowledge of residual compensation – what it is, who receives it, and when it is due.

For a quick guide to when your residuals are due, read this chart.

Residuals Payment Inquiry Desk If you would like to make a claim for outstanding residuals, please complete this form to initiate an investigation with the Residuals Department.

Uncollected Monies On behalf of writers or writer beneficiaries, the WGAW is holding funds that we have been unable to deliver because we don't have a current address or other data. You can search for any undeliverable funds the Guild may be holding for you.

Small Checks Direct Deposit Current-Active members can enroll in this residuals program in which checks under $100 are put into a trust account until the gross amount accrued for the writer reaches a certain amount. Then a check is issued to the writer, allowing the writer to avoid receiving dozens of little checks.

Residuals FAQ Got a question about your residuals? Read these frequently asked questions for answers.

Residual Payments After Death This notice describes the residual compensation payable to you under the MBA as well as your right to select a beneficiary to receive such compensation upon your death.


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