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Pension Plan

Other Benefits

Screen Credit Benefit

Eligibility for Screen Credit Benefit

A Participant is eligible for a Screen Credit Benefit if a theatrical screenplay credit was earned for employment during the calendar years 1945 through 1959 with one of the following employers:

  • Allied Artists Productions, Inc.
        (Monogram Pictures Corp.)
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Walt Disney Productions
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Universal Pictures Company, Inc.
  • Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
  • Independent Producers releasing through
        United Artists Corporation at that time

This benefit is in addition to any other retirement benefits payable under the Plan, and shall be paid in 12 equal monthly installments concurrently with the Normal, Late or Early Retirement Benefit, as the case may be.

Amount of the Screen Credit Benefit

For retirement benefits paid on or after January 1, 1996, the Screen Credit Benefit shall be $24 per year for each Qualified Screen Credited Year A Plan Year in which the Participant earned at least eight Qualified Screen Credited Weeks. , up to a maximum of fifteen years. The Screen Credit Benefit will be reduced or increased actuarially based upon a Participant's Early or Late retirement, respectively.

The Screen Credit Benefit payable to a married Participant or a Participant with a Qualified Domestic Partner Your same sex domestic partner for whom you have submitted to the Administrative Office an Affidavit of Domestic Partnership with the Pension Plan, along with supporting documentation, and who meets the criteria in such Affidavit. Generally, the Participant and domestic partner must have a committed same sex relationship similar to marriage that has been in existence for at least six months. No person shall be considered a Qualified Domestic Partner prior to the time a complete Affidavit has been submitted to the Administrative Office. will be reduced in accordance with the Joint and 50% Survivor Annuity unless the Participant elects otherwise with the spouse's or Qualified Domestic Partner's written and notarized consent.