How do I find an attorney?
The Guild’s Resource Directory—updated daily—contains a list of attorneys who specialize in entertainment law. In addition, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (www.vlany.org
) connects artists to legal professionals and educates them about their legal rights and responsibilities. Many websites - such as www.findlaw.com
- provide free, searchable databases of legal professionals. Additionally, as a Guild member, you have access to our list of legal aid avenues in our “10 City Legal Aid Guide.”
I don't have a username to login to the Dramatists Guild website
There are 2 ways to obtain your username: One way is through our website. On the Login page, find the 'Find My Username' link. Click on the link, then put in your Member Number, your mailing zip code, and your first name in the fields on that page. ...
Can I use a Dramatists Guild sample contract for an international production?
Our sample contracts were not written to apply to laws outside of the United States. You may have luck using them as a starting point, but we ultimately recommend contacting the other country’s writers’ guild or hiring a personal attorney with ...
How do I order contracts and articles from the Guild?
Guild members can download simple PDF copies of most model contracts or purchase customization versions by visiting the Contracts page. If you are an author’s representative (agent, manager, attorney, or other similar professional), you can become a ...
Which Guild contract do I need?
The Guild’s model agreements contain the minimum standard terms promulgated for authors’ contracts. Always modify the forms as your situation requires and consult with an attorney to be certain that the contracts are legally binding documents. ...
I forgot my password. What should I do?
If you have forgotten your password, please click on the "Reset My Password" link on the login screen or by clicking here. There, you can enter the primary email address you have registered with the Guild, and we'll send you a link you can use to ...