The Web Independent Production Guideline (WIP) is meant for web series longer than 3 minutes, but no longer than 90 minutes in total.



Preliminary Note

Where the terms of the Web Independent Production (WIP) Guideline are silent, the terms of the current Independent Production Agreement apply.

Step One

Please familiarize yourself with the WIP Guideline in full before proceeding to step two.

Step Two

This checklist outlines all the documents required to make a full paperwork submission to ACTRA Toronto. Please note the timelines within this checklist.

Step Three

Blank templates to complete some of the checklist items can be found here:

  1. Voluntary Recognition Agreement (What’s this? It’s the document where you agree to the terms of the IPA)
  2. Security Agreement (What’s this? It’s a document, required before you start production, that protects the payment due to performers.)
  3. Production Form

Need assistance in completing these forms?

Please review the how-to documents below:

Here is a copy of the Low Budget Productions Rate Chart for reference.

Paperwork Submission Portal

Ready to submit your full paperwork package? Please follow the instructions below.


Web Independent Production (WIP) Application Form

General Information

Anticipated Shooting Start Date(Required)

NOTE: Selecting a shooting date less than three weeks from your application submission date, may not provide sufficient time for your paperwork to be reviewed for approvals. Please note the submission timelines on the checklists page.

Nudity, Stunts, Minors

Does your script contain nudity, partial nudity, scenes of an intimate nature? (yes/no radio button)
Does your script contain stunts?
Does your script contain minors?

Production Form Upload

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          Please note that if this is a feature, you will also need to submit a CAVCO Part A Application in draft form, if available, and a Distribution Agreement (CAVCO qualifying) if available. You may submit this after ACTRA Toronto has responded to the submission of this application.

          Submit Application

          By clicking submit, I certify that, to the best of my knowledge, the information I have provided is true, accurate, and made in good faith.