Phoenix Casting - Casting Agency

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:

PACT / Equity Agreement productions starting on or after 1st January 2024

Minimum Rates

Category Rate
Basic Fee based on a standard 10 hour day with 1 hour lunch break £105.04 + £12.67 holiday pay
Overtime (per 30 mins) £8.76
Costume Fitting
(up to 4 hours)
£52.52 + £5.64 holiday pay
Public Holiday/Night Call Enhancement £52.52
Public Holiday/Night Call Overtime (per 30 mins) £13.11

Supplementary Fees

Category Rate
SP1 (Creative Contribution) £31.82
SP2 (Performance Skill) £26.52 per applicable performance skill
SP2.1 - Swimming £26.52
SP2.2 - Driving £26.52
SP2.3 - Dancing £26.52
SP2.4 - Horse Riding £26.52
SP2.5 - Supervised Firearms £26.52
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

BBC Equity Agreement 1st Feb 2024 - 30th Jan 2025

Supporting Artiste / Walk-on Day Rate

Day Rate

Productions starting filming after 1st March 2024 (holiday pay rate increases on 1st April 2024). Hours of work are 8 hours out of a 9 hour 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.

Standard day rate Amount
Basic daily rate £91.60 + £11.05 holiday pay
Overtime day rate per hour £13.80
Basic Night rate £99.30 + £11.05 holiday pay
Overtime Night Rate per hour £17.10
Special skills eg Riding horses, driving, fencing £43.10
Haircut Very Short £26.50
Costume Fitting (up to 4 hours) £52.52 + £6.34 Holiday pay
Costume Fitting and make up tests overtime £13.13
Rehersal - Day work £91.60
Rehersal overtime per hour £13.80
Rehersal - Night work £99.30
Rehersal overtime per hour £17.10
Haircut session on day when engagement fee is not paid £26.00
Audition £19.00
Nudity i.e. full nudity for men, full or substantial nudity for women £61.50
Simulated sexual acts (with or without nudity): Negotiable
Unusually strenuous work/work in unusual discomfort Negotiable
Provision of a second contemporary outfit to perform in – per additional outfit £12.10
Provision of special clothing e.g. dinner or morning suit, long evening or cocktail dress – per additional outfit £25.30

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
Basic daily rate £112.10 + £13.53 Holiday Pay
Overtime Day Rate £17.10
Basic Night Rate £135.70 + £13.53 Holiday Pay
Overtime Night Rate £22.90
Special skills eg Riding horses, driving, fencing £43.10
Haircut Very Short £26.50
Costume Fitting (up to 4 hours) £52.52 + £6.34 Holiday pay
Costume Fitting and make up tests overtime £13.13
Rehersal - Day work £91.60
Rehersal overtime per hour £13.80
Rehersal - Night work £99.30
Rehersal overtime per hour £17.10
Haircut session on day when engagement fee is not paid £26.00
Audition £19.00
Nudity i.e. full nudity for men, full or substantial nudity for women £61.50
Simulated sexual acts (with or without nudity): Negotiable
Unusually strenuous work/work in unusual discomfort Negotiable
Provision of a second contemporary outfit to perform in – per additional outfit £12.10
Provision of special clothing e.g. dinner or morning suit, long evening or cocktail dress – per additional outfit £25.30

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 1 January 2024 - 31st Dec 2024

Supporting Artiste / Walk-on

Day Rate

 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 daily rate £105.09 + £11.31 holiday pay
Half hour overtime rate inc holiday pay £10.93
Public holiday rate £157.63 + £16.98 holiday pay
Public holiday half hour overtime rate inc holiday pay £16.37
Attendance in non-performing capacity (inc fitting) - up to 4 hrs (if over 4 hours Full Day is payable) £52.54 + £5.66 holiday pay

Night Rate

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

Standard night rate Amount
Basic daily rate £157.63 + £16.98 holiday pay
Half hour overtime rate inc holiday pay £16.37
Public holiday rate £236.46 + £25.46 holiday pay
Public holiday half hour overtime rate inc holiday pay £24.56

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.

Continuous Working Day Amount
Basic day rate £105.09 + £11.31 holiday pay
Half hour overtime rate inc holiday pay £10.93
Public holiday rate £157.63 + £16.98 holiday pay
Public holiday half hour overtime rate inc holiday pay £16.37

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.

Shift Call Amount
Basic day rate £65.68 + £7.07 holiday pay
15 minute overtime only inc holiday pay £10.93
If shoot longer than 4 hours 15 mins then automatically double shift call £131.36
Public holiday rate £98.52 + £10.61 holiday pay
Public Holiday 15 minute overtime only inc holiday pay £16.37

Supplementary fees

Category Amount
A (1): Change of Clothes : Haircut £21.74
A (2): Unused Set of Clothes (per Set) £10.87
B: Doubling : Special Clothes : Sports Equipment : Inclement Weather/Wetting Down £21.74
C: Firearms : Swimming : Driving : Stills : Minimal Dialogue: Specialised Dancing: Handling Domesticated Animals £28.83
D: Creative Reaction : Uniforms : Specialised Driving : Supply Car £35.17
E: Look-a-like Double : Stand-In : Dialogue £58.24

Meal Penalties

Category Amount
Broken Lunch : Day Shoot : 6hrs from Call-time or 7am, whichever is the later £21.86
2nd broken meal : Day Shoot : After 13hrs from Call-time £21.86
Broken Lunch : Night Shoot : 6hrs from Call-time £32.74
2nd broken meal : Night Shoot : After 13hrs from Call-time £32.74
Broken Lunch : Public Holiday Day Shoot : 6hrs from Call-time £32.74
2nd broken meal : Public Holiday Day Shoot : After 13hrs from Call-time £32.74
Broken Lunch : Public Holiday Night Shoot : 6hrs from Call-time £49.12
2nd broken meal : Public Holiday Night Shoot : After 13hrs from Call-time £49.12
Meal allowances Breakfast Lunch Dinner
£5.00 £10.00 £25.00
Travel allowances
Calls within TFL Zones 1-3 £15.41
Calls at Elstree, Pinewood, Longcross, Shepperton, Twickenham, Leavesden and any base/location beyond TFL Zone 3 and within a 40-mile radius of Charing Cross £21.55
Any call made at or before 0600 hours (0700 on Sundays or Bank Holidays) shall receive an additional payment of: £18.86

TAC Equity

TAC Equity Walk On and Supporting Artistes Rates from April 2024

Walk ons Minimum Rates of Pay
Walk-on 1 Full Day Rate £95 + £11.47 holiday pay
Walk-on 1 Half Day rate £75.00 + £9.05 holiday pay
Walk-on 1 Overtime £17.82 per hour or part hour
Crowd Negotiable
Holiday Pay 12.07% of negotiated fee
Walk on 2 Full Day Rate £137.22 + £16.56 holiday pay
Walk-on 2 Overtime £25.73 per hour or part hour
Special Skills payment £45.85 + £5.53 holiday pay
Costume Fitting 5 hour call £61.48 + £7.42 holiday pay
Costume Fitting 2 hour call £31.29 + £3.78 holiday pay
Costume Change payment Per costume requested £7.55
Appearance Change payment £11.33
Demanding Work payment £22.65
Mileage per mile 40p

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