* Important Notice regarding applications to the
QL: If you are interested in applying to the QL
online, you must "Register" using the registration form under the
upper right-hand tab even if your name already appears on this site, and we
will reply via email. ANYONE USING THE ONLINE SYSTEM FOR THE FIRST TIME
MUST REGISTER FOR A PLACEMENT OR UPGRADE.
* DGACA is not able to accommodate in-person QL
application drop-off. We will begin accepting "hard-copy"
applications beginning November 1st, 2021 on a very limited basis. Please send
an email to email@example.com if you are interested in this option so that
we are able to work with you. DO NOT SHIP documents to the address on our
Directors Guild of America Contract Administration
The DGA Contract Administration (DGACA)
maintains Qualification Lists (QLs) of individuals who have met the minimum
requirements for work as Unit Production Managers, First Assistant Directors,
and Second Assistant Directors in the Motion Picture Industry. The requirements
for placement on the Qualification Lists are negotiated by the Directors Guild
of America (DGA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers
(AMPTP). DGACA policies are established by a Board of Trustees appointed by the
AMPTP. Companies signatory to the DGA Basic Agreement give preference of
employment to individuals on the Qualification Lists.
Information regarding the Directors Guild of
America and DGA membership is available on its website at www.dga.org. The DGA
National Headquarters is located in Los Angeles, California, and may be reached
by phone at (310) 289-2000.
APPLICANTS: You must read through all of the general and specific
requirements for the list on which you are seeking placement. Please review the
information under the "Placement Process" tab at the top of
this page as well as the "FAQ" tab before contacting our
office. You may also find it helpful to read "How to Fill Out Forms"
once you have started a hard-copy or electronic application. If you have
additional questions, please email us.
EMPLOYERS: Please read through the general notes for employers under the
"Employers" tab above. If you have any questions, please
contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
OTHER QUALIFICATION LISTS: The Commercial Qualification List (CQL)
maintains the New York Commercial, Southern California Commercial, and Third
Area Commercial Qualification Lists. If you are interested in inquiring about
CQL requirements or would like to request a cross listing, please call (212)
397-0930 or go to www.dga-cql.org. For information and placement on
the New York Qualification List (NYQL) or the Eligible-to-Work in Southern
California Qualification List, contact DGACA-East at (914) 747-2979 or go
SAFETY TRAINING: To find the name of an individual who has
satisfied the requirements for Mandatory DGA Safety Pass training or Covid training, please use
our SEARCH tab and enter the last name. For general questions
regarding safety training or to register for training, please contact the DGA
at (310) 289-2000 or visit their website: www.dga.org
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