Links

Agency Licensing

CA State Talent Agency Licensing - See if an agent is licensed www.dir.ca.gov/databases/dlselr/talag.html
CA Talent Agency Cases Regarding the Laws Relating To Talent Agents www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/DLSE-TACs.htm
New York Talent Agency License Check https://a858-elpaca.nyc.gov/CitizenAccess/
NY City Department of Consumer Affairs

http://www1.nyc.gov/site/dca/businesses/info-employment-agencies.page

 

NY Talent Agency License Application Checklist www1.nyc.gov/site/dca/businesses/license-checklist-employment-agency.page
NYC Administrative Codes http://law.justia.com/codes/new-york/2006/new-york-city-administrative-code-new/idx_adc0t20c1.html


Agents & Minors

AFTRA-SAG Federal Credit Union Coogan Application www.aftrasagfcu.org/home/coogan
CA State Law Re: Employment Of Minors In Entertainment www.dir.ca.gov/t8/ch6sb2a1.html
Children In Film www.childreninfilm.com
Megan Law CA Predator Background Check www.meganslaw.ca.gov/disclaimer.aspx
New York Child Laws www.labor.ny.gov/workerprotection/laborstandards/workprot/nyvsfed.shtm 
Unclaimed Coogan Funds www.unclaimedcoogan.org


Funds/Associations

Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences (AMPAS) www.oscars.org
Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) www.emmys.org
Motion Picture & Television Fund

https://www.mptf.com/

Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) www.mpaa.org
National Association of Talent Agents (NATR)  www.natragents.com
National Music Publishing Association (NMPA) www.nmpa.org
Paley Center For Media www.paleycenter.org/
The Actors Fund Of America www.actorsfund.org


Guilds/Unions

Actors' Equity Associataion (AEA) www.actorsequity.org
Alliance Of Canadian Cinema, Television & Radio Artists(ACTRA) www.actra.ca
Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers (AMPTP) www.amptp.org
American Federation of Musicians (AFM) www.afm.org
American Federation of Television & Radio Artists (AFTRA) www.sagaftra.org/
Authors Guild www.authorsguild.org
Directors Guild of America (DGA) www.dga.org
International Alliance Of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) www.iatse-intl.org/home.html
Producers Guild of America (PGA) www.producersguild.org
SAG Independent Contracts www.sagindie.org/
Screen Actors Guild (SAG) www.sagaftra.org/
ANA - 4A's Joint Policy Committee

www.jointpolicycommittee.org/news/

Writers Guild of America (WGA) www.wga.org


Hollywood Entertainment Sites

Academy Players Directory www.playersdirectory.com
Advertising Age http://adage.com/ 
Breakdown Services www.breakdownservices.com
Casting Society of America (CSA) www.castingsociety.com
Hollywood Radio & Television Society (HRTS) www.hrts.org/
L.A. Casting www.lacasting.com
Video Releases Guide www.onvideo.org/calendar.htm
Women In Film www.wif.org

SEXUAL HARASSMENT RESOURCES

SAG-AFTRA

http://www.sagaftra.org/content/non-discrimination-policy
Email diversity@sagaftra.org (323) 549-6644 or (212) 827-1542; 24/7 Emergency Hotline - (844) Safer Set / (844) 723-3773

https://www.sagaftra.org/membership/membership/know-your-rights

DGA

https://www.dga.org/News/Guild-News/2018/Mar2018/DGA-Procedures-for-Handling-Sexual-Harassment-Complaints.aspx Contact Mayra Ocampo, Assistant Executive Director at (310) 289-2006 or mocampo@dga.org.
After business hours, contact the DGA’s Safety Hotline at (800) 342-3457.

WGA West

http://www.wga.org/members/workplace-matters/sexual-harassment Contact Shelagh Wagener at (323) 782-4185 or email Shelagh Wagener.

WGA East

https://www.wgaeast.org/?s=sexual+harassment&x=0&y=0 Contact Ann Burdick, Director of Legal Services, at (212) 767-7844 or email aburdick@wgaeast.org

PGA http://www.producersguild.org/blogpost/923036/293121/Producers-Guild-of-America-Anti-Sexual-Harassment-Guidelines 

National:
Actors Fund

www.actorsfund.org
Los Angeles:               323-933-9244             intakela@actorsfund.org
New York:                   917-281-5919             intakeny@actorsfund.org
Chicago:                     312-372-0989             shaught@actorsfund.org
Provides free, confidential counseling, support, and legal referrals to all professionals in performing arts and entertainment.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission www.eeoc.gov 800-669-4000
Responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee based on their protected class. File a complaint against an employer online or over the phone. The website also contains information on the law and employee rights. 
RAINN

www.rainn.org 800-656-HOPE (4673) or contact.center@dfeh.ca.gov
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline and provides resources and advocacy for sexual assault victims. 

Better Brave

www.betterbrave.com Online guide to help targets of sexual harassment understand their rights and options for addressing issues with an employer. Provides a template for recording incidents of sexual harassment.

California:
California Department of Fair Employment and Housing

www.dfeh.ca.gov 800-884-1684
Division of the state government responsible for investigating unlawful discrimination in employment, including sexual harassment. File a complaint online, call or email.

Women in Film

www.womeninfilm.org 323-545-0333
An integrated program to refer victims of harassment to designated mental health counselors, law enforcement professionals and civil and criminal lawyers and litigators.

Time's Up

www.timesupnow.com Legal Defense Fund that will subsidize legal support for individuals who have experienced sexual harassment and retaliation in the workplace.  Administered by the National Women’s Law Center.

Los Angeles:
Rape Treatment Center/ Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center

www.uclahealth.org/santa-monica/rape-treatment; www.therapefoundation.org (424) 259-7208 24 hours every day
The Rape Treatment Center at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center​ ​provides free, comprehensive services, including medical treatment for adult and child sexual-assault victims. Services include emergency medical care, forensic exams, crisis intervention and assistance with reporting a sexual assault, as well as advocacy, longer-term therapy and other support services. 

ATA is not a talent agency and does not provide referrals to artists

If you are looking for an agent please contact individual agencies directly.

ATA Member CompaniesLegal Disclaimer

Association of Talent Agents

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Los Angeles, CA 90069

Office: (310) 274 - 0628

Fax: (310) 274 - 5063

info@agentassociation.com

 

ATA IS NOT A TALENT AGENCY AND DOES NOT PROVIDE REFERRALS TO ARTISTS.
If you are looking for an agent, please contact individual agencies directly.

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