Film & TV

There are three main agreements used in and around the London area: The FAA/PACT Agreement, The BBC Equity Agreement and ITV Equity Agreement.

FAA/PACT Supporting Artiste Agreement as of the 6th of January 2014

Day rate

Based upon a 9 hour stipulated period inc meal break, between 7am and 10pm (before 7am night time overtime will apply. After 10pm night time overtime will apply- Unless called as a nightshoot).

Standard day rate Amount
Basic day rate £84.00
De-rigging first half hour of signing off £5.25
Half hour overtime rate £7.88
Public holiday rate £126.00
Public holiday half hour overtime rate £11.81
Holiday pay £9.04

 

Night rate

Based upon a 9 hour stipulated period inc meal break, scheduled to extend beyond midnight or to commence before 4am.

Standard night rate Amount
Basic night rate £105.0
De-rigging first half hour of signing off £6.56
Half hour overtime rate £9.85
Public holiday rate £157.50
Public holiday half hour overtime rate £14.77
Holiday pay £11.53

 

Based on any seven continuous hours (without a meal break) After seven hours overtime will apply. Applies up to 10pm. After 10pm night time overtime is applicable. Unless called as a continuous working night.

Continuous working day Amount
Basic day rate £84.00
De-rigging first half hour of signing off £5.25
Half hour overtime rate £7.88
Public holiday rate £126.00
Public holiday half hour overtime rate £11.81
Holiday pay £9.04

 

Based on any four continuous hours taking place between 6am and 11pm. After four hours a double shift call is payable, so this rate is only advised if you know it will be less than four hours.

Shift call Amount
Basic day rate £52.50
Single Time - first ½ hour from signing off £5.25
Overtime £7.88**
Holiday pay £5.76
Public Holiday Rates £78.75
Public Holiday Overtime per ½ hour £11.81**
** Payment for 15 minutes overtime

 

Supplementary performance fees


Category Amount
Category A: Change of Clothes : Haircut £12.50
Category B: Doubling : Special Clothing : Sports Equipment : Inclement Weather / Wetting Down £19.00
Category C: Firearms : Swimming : Driving : Uniforms : Stills : Minimal Dialogue : Specialised Dancing : Handling Domesticated Animals £25.00
Category D: Creative Reaction : Specialised Driving : Supply Car £30.50
Category E: Look-a-Like : Stand-In : Double £50.50

 

Broken Lunch: 6hrs from Call-time or 7am, whichever is the later £15.76 2nd broken meal: After 13hrs from Call-time £15.76

 

Travel Allowance


Rate Amount per call
Calls within TFL Zones 1 – 3 £11.44
Calls at Elstree, Pinewood, Shepperton, Long Cross, Twickenham, Leavesden and any base / location from TFL Zone 4 and within a 40 mile radius of Charing Cross £16.00
Any calls made at or before 06.00 hours (07.00 on Sundays or Banh Holidays) shall receive a supplementary payment of £14.00

 

Agent commission fees

All the following fees are NOT normally subject to agents commission: Haircuts, supply of car/dog, fares. costume allowance and:

Attendance Fees in a non-performing capacity (This includes costume fittings) Amount
Rate for up to Four Hours £35.00
Rate for more than Four Hours Full Standard Day
Meal Allowances Amount
Breakfast £4.57
Lunch £7.61
Supper £10.68

 

 

BBC Supporting Artiste/Walk-on Rates

Supporting Artiste

The Supporting Artiste is not required to give individual characterisation in a role or speak dialogue other than crowd noise or reaction.

Rate Amount
Basic Day Rate £85.50
Overtime Rate £13.00
Basic Night Rate £93.70
Overtime Night Rate £16.10
Holiday pay £8.46
Special Skills £40.60
Haircut Very Short £25.00
Costume Fitting (Half Day) £24.85
Costume Fitting (Full Day) £46.25
Auditions £18.00
Provide Evening Wear £23.90
Provide Uniform £23.90
Provide 2nd Outfit £11.40

 

Walk-on

Walk-on Artist is not required to give individual characterisation in a role but may be required to impersonate an identifiable individual, to accept individual direction and to speak a few unscripted unimportant words where the precise words spoken do not matter.

Rate Amount
Basic Day Rate £105.70
Overtime Rate £16.10
Basic Night Rate £127.90
Overtime Night Rate £21.60
Holiday pay £10.70
Special Skills £40.60
Haircut Very Short £25.00
Costume Fitting (Half Day) £24.85
Costume Fitting (Full Day) £46.25
Auditions £18.00
Provide Evening Wear £23.90
Provide Uniform £23.90
Provide 2nd Outfit £11.40

 

 

ITV Supporting Artiste/Walk-on Rates

Walk-on 1

Walk-on 1 is not required to give individual characterisation nor to speak any word or line of dialogue. Crowd noises shall not be deemed to be dialogue in this context. Night rates are one and a half times the day rates.

Rate Amount
Basic day rate £69.54
Overtime day rate £12.48
Holiday £5.80
Overtime night rate £18.72
Two episodes £87.05
Three episodes or more £104.55
Basic 41+ day rate £59.67
Overtime 41+ day rate £10.70
Overtime 41+ night rate £16.05
Two episodes 41+ £70.54
Three episodes or more 41+ £84.65
Special skills £34.43
Haircut £10.71
Physical appearance £10.71
Strenuous workout £19.23
Costume fitting (half day) £22.73
Costume fitting (full day) £45.46
Provide evening wear £24.71
Provide 2nd outfit £7.21
Auditions £11.81

 

Walk-on 2

Non-speaking is not required to give individual characterisation but who is required to impersonate an identifiable individual subject under individual direction. Night rates are one and a half times the day rates.

Rate Amount
Day of attendance £71.32
2+ episodes rehearsed £107.06
Holiday £7.51
Day of recording £90.08
2+ episodes recorded £135.17
Overtime day rate £16.16
Overtime night rate £24.24

 

Walk-on 3

Speaking: In addition to carrying out the functions set out in Walk-on 2 shall also be required to speak a very few unimportant words where the precise words spoken do not matter. Night rates are one and a half times the day rates.

Rate Amount
Day of attendance £71.32
2+ episodes rehearsed £107.06
Holiday £8.93
Day of recording £107.06
2+ episodes recorded £160.83
Overtime day rate £19.23
Overtime night rate £28.85

Commercials

Rate Standard Day Overtime (1/5 Daily Rate) Buyout
Extras £90 £18 per hour -
Walk Ons £200 £40 per hour -
Featured £250 £50 per hour Buyout/Repeat

Notes:

  • Full details of usage and buyouts can be found at www.usefee.tv
  • These rates are based on a 10 hour day including one hour for lunch.
  • Nightshoots are paid at time and a half of the above rates.
  • Any job that shoots beyond midnight is considered a nightshoot.

 

 

Photographic

The industry standard for a photographic job is £100 per hour. If the Model is needed for more than a few hours a daily or half daily rate can be negotiate. E.g. half daily £300 full day £500.

Similar to commercials, featured Artistes will also have a buy out amount – determined by usage of medium and length of usage.

Notes:

  • Background on Photographic jobs is normally £90 for a ten hour day
  • Nightshoots are paid at time and a half of the above rates.
  • Any job that shoots beyond midnight is considered a nightshoot.

 

 

Corporate

Rate Standard Day Overtime (1/5 Daily Rate) Buyout
Extras (Background) £90 £18 per hour -

Walk on/Featured, please call the Agent.

 

studios

Pinewood Studios

Uxbridge tube on the Metropolitan Line and then is followed by a taxi to the studios.

Wimbledon Film and Television Studios

South Wimbledon tube on the Northern Line is a 10 minutes walk.

BBC Elstree Studios

Studios for Eastenders. Elstree and Borehamwood Thameslink Mainline Station is about a 5 minute walk.

BBC Television Centre

White City tube on the Central Line and is a 5 minute walk away from the BBC Television Centre.

Shepperton Studios

You can get to Shepperton Studios by taking a Train from Waterloo and then followed by a taxi.

Leavesden Studios

You can get to Leavesden Studios by taking a train from Euston to Watford Junction followed by a taxi.

Ealing Studios

Take a Tube to Ealing Broadway on either the Central or District Line and it is a 15 minute walk.

Elstree Film Studios

Elstree and Borehamwood Thameslink Mainline Station and then it is about a 10 minute walk.

Greenford Studios

Take a Tube to Greenford tube on the Central Line is about a 15 minute walk away.

Dukes Island Studios

Take a Tube to Park Royal station on the Central Line and it is a 3 minute walk away.

Black Island Studios

Take a Tube to Park Royal station on the Central Line and it is a 5 minute walk away.

Bray Studios

Take a train going from Waterloo station to Windsor and then followed by a taxi.

Three Mills Studios

Take the Underground to Bromley-by–Bow on the District Line is a 3 minute walk away.

Teddington Studios

Take a train from Waterloo station to Teddington and then it is followed by a 5 minute walk.

Twickenham Studios

 Take a train from Waterloo to St. Margarets and it is followed by a 3 minute walk.

Westway Studios

Take a Tube to Latimer Road on the Hammersmith & City Line followed by a 5 minute walk.

Qinetiq

Longcross railway station is within the Qinetiq complex. Trains depart from Waterloo.

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