DGA Contracts Section

This section contains DGA agreements, including the Basic Agreement (BA), Freelance Live and Tape Television Agreement (FLTTA), and Commercial Agreement. It also contains the DGA Creative Rights Handbook and Rate Cards for 2012-2013 and 2013-2014.  We hope that whether you are a DGA member or an employer you will find this section informative and useful.

If you have any questions about the information in this section, please contact the appropriate party from the list posted in the sidebar to the right.

Agreements

The DGA agreements include the Basic Agreement (BA) which covers projects shot on film made under an agreement with the Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) and applies to Directors, Assistant Directors and Unit Production Managers working in film and television. The Freelance Live and Tape Television Agreement (FLTTA) is for projects shot on video and live and applies to Directors, Associate Directors, Stage Managers and Production Associates working in this area. This section also includes contracts for and/or information pertaining to Commercials, Documentaries, Experimental Projects, Industrial Films, Internet/Mobile Projects, Low Budget Films, Reality Television, as well as DGA contracts with various television networks.

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Rates

The DGA rate cards are published as PDFs formatted for printing. These schedules include the payment rates for Directors, Unit Production Managers, Assistant Directors, Associate Directors, Stage Managers and Production Associates. The rate cards are also organized by category and project type.


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Creative Rights

Please click on the image for more information on creative rights and to see the Creative Rights Handbook.

Contact
Basic Agreement, DGA Contracts Line 310-289-2010
contracts@dga.org
Commercials LA, Daniel Tenkman (310) 289-5318
danielt@dga.org
Commercials NY, Mike Ryan (212) 258-0810
michaelr@dga.org
Documentary LA, Lisa Layer (310) 289-2067
lisal@dga.org
Documentary NY, Mike Ryan (212) 258-0810
michaelr@dga.org
Experimental, DGA Contracts Line (310) 289-2010
contracts@dga.org
FLTTA, DGA Contracts Line 310-289-2010
contracts@dga.org
Industrial, Bruce Anderson (310) 289-5349
brucea@dga.org
Low Budget LA, Jon Larson (310) 289-5325
jonl@dga.org
Low Budget NY, Mike Ryan (212) 258-0810
michaelr@dga.org
Network Contracts LA, Lisa Layer (310) 289-2067
lisal@dga.org
Network Contracts NY, Mike Ryan (212) 258-0810
michaelr@dga.org
New Media, Daniel Tenkman (310) 289-5318
danielt@dga.org
Reality, Lisa Layer (310) 289-2067
lisal@dga.org
Midwest Region, Dan Moore (312) 644-5050
Dmoore@dga.org