Interactive (Video Game) Media Agreement
The Interactive Media Agreement covers interactive or video game programs where the viewer or user can manipulate, affect, or otherwise alter, on a real time basis, the sequence or presentation of the program.
All performers engaged in an interactive program or video game are covered by the agreement, including, off-camera (voiceover) performers, on-camera (motion capture, stunt) performers, stunt coordinators, singers, dancers, puppeteers, and background performers.
Working With Non-SAG-AFTRA Members
If you are hiring a principal performer or background actor who is not yet a SAG-AFTRA member, you should submit the applicable Taft-Hartley Report to your Business Representative, along with a head shot and resume.
During production, complete and submit the following to email@example.com:
Delivery of each week’s payroll checks to the performers: Itemized checks made payable to each performer must be delivered within 12 business days after services have been rendered. (Please note, SAG-AFTRA strongly encourages production to engage an entertainment payroll house to process performers’ payroll.)
Delivery of each week’s total Health and Retirement contributions: In addition to the payroll checks, you must deliver a check made payable to the SAG-AFTRA Health Plan in the amount of the total Health and Retirement contributions for the previous week’s payroll, accompanied by a completed Health Plan Weekly Report of Contributions.
SAG-AFTRA Performer Contracts
Production Time Report Form (Exhibit G) for each day of production
After production, complete and submit the Final Cast List to firstname.lastname@example.org.
And that’s it!
If you have any questions throughout the process, please contact your SAG-AFTRA representative.