New Media FAQs


How does a production qualify for coverage under the SAG-AFTRA New Media Agreement?

How do I become Signatory to the SAG-AFTRA New Media Agreement?

What information is required to become a Signatory to the SAG-AFTRA New Media Agreement?

Can SAG-AFTRA members work on New Media productions?

May I hire both union and non-union performers for my SAG-AFTRA New Media covered production?

What is a Taft-Hartley report?

What is the minimum pay scale for new media productions?

May I defer payment for my performers? What exactly is a deferral?

Are residuals applicable under the basic New Media Agreement?

I’m a SAG-AFTRA member. Some of my other SAG-AFTRA friends and I create original short scripted videos for YouTube just for fun. Do we still need to become signatory?

May I distribute my SAG-AFTRA covered new media production beyond new media? (e.g., television, release on DVD, etc.)

Does SAG-AFTRA offer workshops regarding new media productions?