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.sagaftrafcu.org/checking-and-savings/coogan-accounts
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

Advertising Age www.adage.com/ 
Breakdown Services www.breakdownservices.com
Casting Society of America  www.castingsociety.com
Hollywood Radio & Television Society (HRTS) www.hrts.org/
Internet Movie Database (IMDB) www.imdb.com
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

www.sagaftra.org/membership-benefits/eeo-diversity/policy-against-unlawful-discrimination-and-harassment
24/7 Emergency Hotline - (844) Safer Set / (844) 723-3773; www.sagaftra.org/membership-benefits/membership/know-your-rights

DGA

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

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

WGA East

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

Actors Fund

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

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

https://www.eeoc.gov/employees/howtofile.cfm 1-800-669-4000

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

https://www.rainn.org 1-800-656-HELP (4673)

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense.

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.

Women in Film Help Line

www.womeninfilm.org 1-855-WIF-LINE or 1-855- 943-5463

The WIF Help Line is an integrated program that offers resources and support, including referrals to pro bono legal services, low-fee therapy, and free support groups for anyone who has experienced sexual harassment or misconduct while working in the entertainment industry. The Help Line's trauma-informed staff responders take calls from across the country, and referral services currently serve California, New York, and Georgia.

Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. PT | Monday, Wednesday, Friday
          10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. PT | Tuesday and Thursday

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – 

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.

 Legal Aid at Work

Clinics and helplines: https://legalaidatwork.org/clinics-and-helplines/ 

Legal Aid at Work is a nonprofit legal services organization that has been assisting low-income, working families for more than 100 years. The Workers’ Rights Clinic provides low-income and unemployed people with confidential information about their legal rights related to work. We provide services in Spanish, Mandarin, and Cantonese, and we can accommodate other languages.

 9to5

https://9to5.org

One of the largest, most respected national membership organizations of working women in the U.S., dedicated to putting working women’s issues on the public agenda.

Phone number: 1-800-522-0925

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.

California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA)

 

Find a Crisis Center: http://www.calcasa.org/agencies/

The California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) provides leadership, vision and resources to rape crisis centers, individuals and other entities committed to ending sexual violence. CALCASA is committed to ending sexual violence through a multifaceted approach of prevention, intervention, education, research, advocacy and public policy.

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. 

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

ATA Member CompaniesLegal Disclaimer

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Los Angeles, CA 90069

Office: (310) 274 - 0628

Fax: (310) 274 - 5063

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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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