Theatrical Film

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Fri, 07/01/2016 - 11:31

TV/Theatrical Rates Increase as of July 1

As of Friday, July 1, TV/Theatrical rates go up as noted below:

Day Performer: $933
Daily Stunt Performer: $933
Daily Stunt Coordinator (less than flat deal): $933

Weekly Performer: $3239
Weekly Stunt Performer: $3479
Weekly Stunt Coordinator (less than flat deal): $3479

Background Actors: $162
Special Ability/Photo Doubles: $172
Stand-Ins: $189

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 15:00

Effective July 1, 2015, the minimum rates applicable under the Ultra Low Budget Agreement (“ULB Agreement”), the Modified Low Budget Agreement (“MLB Agreement”) and the Low Budget Agreement (“LB Agreement) will increase by 25 percent.  

Additionally, the following is effective July 1, 2015:

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:53

The 2014 to 2017 TV/Theatrical background rate cards are now available!

Members can request new rate card(s) by emailing Please write “Theatrical Rate Cards” in the subject line, and include your name, the number of cards you would like, and your preferred mailing address. Please note: a maximum of 10 rate cards will be sent per member.

If you previously requested rate cards, please note that they have been sent out and you should be receiving them shortly.

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 13:22

As previously reported, SAG-AFTRA members voted overwhelmingly to approve the 2014 TV/Theatrical Contracts. The new theatrical rates, effective July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015, are below.

Day Performer: $880
Daily Stunt Performer: $880
Weekly Performer: $3,053
Weekly Stunt Performer: $3,280

General Background: $152
Special Ability/Photo Double: $162
Stand-In: $171

If you need additional rates, please call the office.  Updated Background Rate Cards will be available next month.

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 20:15

LOS ANGELES (August 22, 2014)– In national voting completed today, members of SAG-AFTRA voted overwhelmingly to approve the 2014 TV/Theatrical Contracts. Members approved new, three-year contracts covering theatrical, primetime, and basic cable television production under the 2014 SAG-AFTRA Codified Basic Agreement and the 2014 SAG-AFTRA Television Agreement by a vote of 92.12 percent to 7.88 percent. The new television contract establishes the first industrywide agreement covering performers in both primetime television and basic cable productions.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:12

LOS ANGELES (July 23, 2014) — SAG-AFTRA is mailing voting informational cards to approximately 137,000 members today as part of the ratification process for the recently negotiated TV/Theatrical contracts. The joint referendum requires a vote on the proposed pacts, the 2014 SAG-AFTRA Television Agreement and the 2014 SAG-AFTRA Codified Basic Agreement, covering motion pictures, scripted primetime dramatic television and new media production.