theatrical

Favored Nations

Means that you are getting equal contractual treatment to others on the project – billing, accommodations, and any other contractual provision.

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Theatrical Signatory Package

Package Zip Filesize: 
27.45 MB

Low Budget Theatrical Signatory Package

Package Zip Filesize: 
28.37 MB
Highlights: 
Total budget of less than $2,500,000
Day rate of $504
Weekly rate of $1752
No consecutive employment (except on overnight location)
Six day work week with no premium
Reduced overtime rate
Reduced number of Background actors covered

Modified Low Budget Theatrical Signatory Package

Package Zip Filesize: 
28.53 MB
Highlights: 
Total budget of less than $625,000
Day rate of $268
Weekly rate of $933
No consecutive employment (except on overnight location)
Six day work week with no premium
Reduced overtime rate

Short Film Signatory Package

Package Zip Filesize: 
9.11 MB
Highlights: 
Total budget of less than $50,000
35 minutes or less
Salaries are deferred
No consecutive employment (except on overnight location)
No premiums
Allows the use of both professional and non-professional performers
Background actors not covered
Available Online Signatory: 
Yes

Workweek

(2009 - THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES and TELEVISION)

If you have a specific question about workweek or need further information, please contact a business representative at your SAG-AFTRA local office

Studio Workweek:

The studio workweek consists of any five days out of seven consecutive days with the sixth and seventh days considered regular days off. These days are designated by the Producer. Premiums are paid when a performer works the sixth and/or seventh day*.

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Transportation and Location Expenses

If you have a specific question about per diems or need further information, please contact a business representative at your SAG-AFTRA local office.

Per Diems and Accommodations:

In addition to lodging, the Producer will provide a per diem meal allowance to be paid prior to the day or week of work. The minimum per diem amounts are as follows and only applicable if meals are not provided by the Producer.

Breakfast: $12.00

Lunch: $18.00

Dinner: $30.00

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Rest Periods (Forced Calls)

If you have a specific question about rest periods or need further information, please contact a business representative at your SAG-AFTRA local office.

Daily Rest Periods for Day, 3-Day (TV only) and Weekly Performers:

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