Agreements

Rates of pay for SA and Walk On

Production and clients – please contact us directly to discuss rates of pay.

Supporting Artistes, please see below for standard rates for production agreements:

BBC Equity Agreement

Supporting Artiste / Walk-on Day Rate

Hours of work are 9 hours out of 10 hours a day (with 1 hour unpaid lunch). Night work is work scheduled either to extend beyond midnight or to begin between 10pm and 7am. Daywork which extends unforeseen into work after 12.15am will be paid at night overtime.

Supporting Artiste

The Supporting Artiste is not required to give individual characterisation in a role or speak dialogue other than crowd noise or reaction.

Rate Amount Rate Amount
Basic Day Rate £86.40 Overtime Rate £13.10
Basic Night Rate £94.60 Overtime Night Rate £16.30
Holiday pay £8.87 Special Skills £41.00
Haircut Very Short £25.25 Costume Fitting (Half Day) £25.10
Costume Fitting (Full Day) £46.70 Auditions £18.20
Provide Evening Wear £24.10 Provide Uniform £24.10
Provide 2nd Outfit £11.50

Walk-On

Walk-on Artist is not required to give individual characterisation in a role but may be required to impersonate an identifiable individual, to accept individual direction and to speak a few unscripted unimportant words where the precise words spoken do not matter.

Rate Amount Rate Amount
Basic Day Rate £106.80 Overtime Rate £16.30
Basic Night Rate £129.20 Overtime Night Rate £21.90
Holiday pay £11.22 Special Skills £41.00
Haircut Very Short £25.25 Costume Fitting (Half Day) £25.10
Costume Fitting (Full Day) £46.70 Auditions £18.20
Provide Evening Wear £24.10 Provide Uniform £24.10
Provide 2nd Outfit £11.50

Repeat Fees

Walk-on Artist only = 100 per cent of recording fee per repeat transmission on UK terrestrial television. 50% if repeated within one week of transmission. This applies to repeats of serials/series.

  • Extract fee (up to one minute) £21.70
  • Extract fee (one to four minutes) £43.30

Multi-episode

If more than one programme is recorded in the day, an additional 50 per cent of the recording fee is added.

FAA / PACT Agreement

Supporting Artiste / Walk-on

Day Rate

(Rates Updated 1 March 2019) Based upon a 9 hour stipulated period inc meal break, between 7am and 10pm (before 7am nighttime overtime will apply. After 10pm Nighttime overtime will apply- Unless called as a nightshoot)

Standard day rate Amount
Basic day rate £90.87
Half hour overtime rate £8.52
Public holiday rate £136.30
Public holiday half hour overtime rate £12.78
Holiday pay £9.79
Attendance in non-performing capacity (inc fitting) - up to 4 hrs (if over 4 hours Full Day is payable) £35
Holiday pay : Attendance in non-performing capacity (inc fitting) - up to 4 hrs £3.77

Night Rate

Based upon a 9 hour stipulated period inc meal break, scheduled to extend beyond midnight or to commence before 4am.

Standard day rate Amount
Basic day rate £113.58
Half hour overtime rate £10.65
Public holiday rate £170.37
Public holiday half hour overtime rate £15.97
Holiday pay £12.24

Continous Working Day

Based on any seven continuous hours (without a meal break) After seven hours overtime will apply. Applies up to 10pm. After 10pm nighttime overtime is applicable. Unless called as a continuous working night.

Standard day rate Amount
Basic day rate £90.87
Half hour overtime rate £8.52
Public holiday rate £136.30
Public holiday half hour overtime rate £12.78
Holiday pay £9.79

Shift Call

Based on any four continuous hours taking place between 6am and 11pm. After four hours, 15 minute overtime. After that a double shift call is payable, so this rate is only advised if you know it will be less than four hours.

Standard day rate Amount
Basic day rate £90.87
15 minute overtime only £8.52
If shoot longer than 4 hours 15 mins then automatically double shift call £113.58
Public holiday rate £85.19
Public Holiday 15 minute overtime only £12.78
Holiday pay £6.12

Supplementary fees

Category Amount
A (1): Change of Clothes : Haircut £12.50
A (2): Unused Set of Clothes (per Set) £6.25
B: Doubling : Special Clothes : Sports Equipment : Inclement Weather/Wetting Down £19.00
C: Firearms : Swimming : Driving : Stills : Minimal Dialogue: Specialised Dancing: Handling Domesticated Animals £25.00
D: Creative Reaction : Uniforms : Specialised Driving : Supply Car £30.50
E: Look-a-like Double : Stand-In : Dialogue £50.50

Meal Penalties

Category Amount
Broken Lunch : Day Shoot : 6hrs from Call-time or 7am, whichever is the later £17.04
2nd broken meal : Day Shoot : After 13hrs from Call-time £17.04
Broken Lunch : Night Shoot : 6hrs from Call-time £21.30
2nd broken meal : Night Shoot : After 13hrs from Call-time £21.30

PACT / Equity Agreement

Minimum Rates

Category Rate
Basic Fee £95
Holiday Pay £10.23
Overtime (per 30 mins) £7.92
Costume Fitting
(up to 5 hours)
£47.50
Public Holiday/Night Call Enhancement £47.50
Public Holiday/Night Call Overtime (per 30 mins) £15.84

Supplementary Fees

Supplementary Payments are not subject to an annual increase

Category Rate
SP1 (Creative Contribution) £30
SP2 (Performance Skill) £25 per applicable performance skill
SP2.1 - Swimming £25
SP2.2 - Driving £25
SP2.3 - Dancing £25
SP2.4 - Horse Riding £25
SP2.5 - Supervised Firearms £25
SP3 (Provision of personal property/service) £20 per applicable provision of personal service/property
SP3.1 Change of clothing £20
SP3.2 Special clothing £20
SP3.3 Hair cuts £20
SP3.4 Inclement weather/wetting down £20
SP3.5 Provision of a vehicle £20

Meal Allowances

Where catering is not provided by the producer.

Meal Allowance
Breakfast £5
Lunch £5
Dinner £10

Travel

Travel allowances are subject to amendment as per HMRC guidelines.

Vehicle Allowance
Car (or similar) 45p per mile
Motorcycle 24p per mile
Bike 20p per mile

Where the above does not apply the Producer will reimburse reasonable expenses upon production of applicable receipts.

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