JOIN THE WGSA
The WGSA offers an inexpensive Script Registry to protect your work and provide proof of ownership. It is open to all writers – not just members, but members qualify for discounted rates on the service.
WGSA Muse Awards
All members are eligible to enter the WGSA Muse Awards. An award ceremony for writers by writers.
WGSA Member Directory Listing
The WGSA has a Black List membership, where WGSA members can upload their work free of charge. Members also have access to discounted prices on Final Draft and IMDBPro. Attendance to City Varsity (Full time or short courses), WGSA members will receive a 15% discount.
Empowerment and development through discounted and free workshops and knowledge share sessions.
Through the WGSA Contractual Services programme, members can solicit advice on contractual and industry-related issues.
PLEASE NOTE: The WGSA does not have lawyers. We do not provide legal advice or legal representation.
Behind the scenes, the WGSA council and its executive officer are lobbying for the rights of performance writers:
- The Copyright Amendment Bill – The WGSA is part of the Copyright Coalition of South Africa, dedicated to protecting rights of content creators and campaigning for the redrafting of the Copyright Amendment Bill.
- Standard rates and standard contracts/agreements – The WGSA is currently in negotiations with the Independent Producers Organisation