Agency Licensing

CA State Talent Agency Licensing - See if an agent is licensed
CA Talent Agency Cases Regarding the Laws Relating To Talent Agents
New York Talent Agency License Check
NY City Department of Consumer Affairs


NY Talent Agency License Application Checklist
NYC Administrative Codes

Agents & Minors

AFTRA-SAG Federal Credit Union Coogan Application
CA State Law Re: Employment Of Minors In Entertainment
Children In Film
Megan Law CA Predator Background Check
New York Child Laws 
Unclaimed Coogan Funds


Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences (AMPAS)
Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS)
Motion Picture & Television Fund

Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA)
National Association of Talent Agents (NATR)
National Music Publishing Association (NMPA)
Paley Center For Media
The Actors Fund Of America


Actors' Equity Associataion (AEA)
Alliance Of Canadian Cinema, Television & Radio Artists(ACTRA)
Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers (AMPTP)
American Federation of Musicians (AFM)
American Federation of Television & Radio Artists (AFTRA)
Authors Guild
Directors Guild of America (DGA)
International Alliance Of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)
Producers Guild of America (PGA)
SAG Independent Contracts
Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
ANA - 4A's Joint Policy Committee

Writers Guild of America (WGA)

Hollywood Entertainment Sites

Advertising Age 
Breakdown Services
Casting Society of America
Hollywood Radio & Television Society (HRTS)
Internet Movie Database (IMDB)
L.A. Casting
Video Releases Guide
Women In Film


24/7 Emergency Hotline - (844) Safer Set / (844) 723-3773;

Contact Mayra Ocampo, Assistant Executive Director at (310) 289-2006 or After business hours, contact the DGA’s Safety Hotline at (800) 342-3457.

WGA West
Contact Shelagh Wagener at (323) 782-4185 or email.

WGA East 
Contact Ann Burdick, Director of Legal Services at (212) 767-7844 or email


Actors Fund
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 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 800-656-HOPE (4673) or
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline and provides resources and advocacy for sexual assault victims. 

Better Brave 
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 Department of Fair Employment and Housing 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 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 
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; 
(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

9255 Sunset Boulevard, Suite 930

Los Angeles, CA 90069

Office: (310) 274 - 0628

Fax: (310) 274 - 5063


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

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