What if I am producing multiple Internet/New Media commercials and my total budget exceeds $50,000?
Are Infomercials covered by a SAG-AFTRA contract?
Are public service announcements (PSA’s) covered by a SAG-AFTRA contract?
Are session and residual checks for members sent to the Union?
Are there any differences between Spanish language and English language commercials in how Internet and New Media residuals are calculated?
Are there any differences between Spanish language and English language commercials in regards to the minimum session fees or working conditions?
Can a producer require the performer to accept a “clean contract” as a condition of auditioning for a commercial?
Can the Low Budget Digital Waiver be used for audio commercials?
Can the Low Budget Digital Waiver be used for television commercials?
Do performers get paid for auditions?
Does a principal performer continue to receive residuals if he/she is edited out of the commercial?
Does SAG-AFTRA monitor the payments for Spanish language commercials?
How are performers paid when the producer makes a Spanish language commercial from an English language commercial?
How is foreign use paid on a Spanish language commercial?
How is overtime paid on a commercial?
How is overtime paid?
How long is a performer “held” to a commercial?
If a commercial produced under the Low Budget Digital Waiver airs beyond the 1-year-use-period on a site other than a social media platform, is Producer required to negotiate with the performers for this use?
If performers are asked to translate the script at a session or an audition, do they get paid more?
In the event of unanticipated budget overages do we lose the Low Budget Ditial Waiver?
Is Producer required to get permission from the union in advance before using the Low Budget Digital Waiver or provide a final edit to the union for review?
Is the producer obligated to send a notice releasing a performer from the commercial?
Is there a section on the employment contract to indicate working in smoke?
Should producers use the SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract standard employment agreement (i.e., A-1 or A-2)?
What are holding fees?
What are the differences between Spanish language and English language residuals?
What are the payments for cable use?
What are the payments for Internet use?
What are the payments for New Media use?
What are the penalties if my check is paid late?
What does the Preference provision of the Low Budget Digital Waiver mean?
What does “clean contract” mean?
What if a performer does not receive a holding fee?
What if the holding fee payment has been postmarked late?
What is an “omni”?
What is included in the $50,000 budget limit?
What is the difference between a “first refusal” and a “hold”?
What is the difference between sweetening and multiple tracking (Singers)?
What is the effective date of the Low Budget Digital Waiver?
What is the extra performer’s session payment for an Internet-only or New Media-only commercial?
What is Wild Spot use?
What is “Class A” use?
What should I do if I don’t believe I’ve been paid properly?
When are meals due? What are the liquidated damages if not fed on time?
When are payments for residuals due?
When is the session payment due for a commercial?
When must a renegotiation notice be sent to the producer (or advertising agency)?
When, exactly, should notification be made to performers or their agents that this job is subject to the Low Budget Digital Waiver?
Who is allowed to produce under the Low Budget Digital Waiver?
Would a new commercial be created if the ending were changed?