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RATES OF PAY FOR SA & WALK-ON

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Standard Background & Walk-On rates for various agreements are copied below for Supporting Artistes reference.

  • BBC EQUITY
    Supporting Artiste/Walk-on Rates

    Hours of work are 8 hours out of 9 hours a day (9 and 30 minutes on location, if travel time is
    being paid). 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.

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  • FAA / PACT Day Rates

    Rates as of 1st March 2018. 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 £89.52
    Derigging- first half hour of signing off £5.25
    Half hour overtime rate £8.39
    Public holiday rate £134.28
    Public holiday half hour overtime rate £12.59
    Holiday pay £9.54
    Attendance in non-performing capacity (inc fitting) -up to 4 hrs £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 night rate Amount
    Basic day rate £111.90
    Half hour overtime rate £10.49
    Public holiday rate £167.86
    Public holiday half hour overtime rate £15.74
    Holiday pay £11.98
  • Continuous 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 £89.52
    Derigging- first half hour of signing off £5.25
    Half hour overtime rate £8.39
    Public holiday rate £134.28
    Public holiday half hour overtime rate £12.59
    Holiday pay £9.54
  • 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 £55.95
    15 minute overtime only £8.39
    If it shoots longer than 4 hours 15 minutes then automatically daily rate £111.90
    Public holiday rate £83.93
    Holiday pay £6.03
  • 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 Penatlies

    Broken Lunch : Day Shoot : 6hrs from Call-time or 7am, whichever is the later £16.78
    2nd broken meal : Day Shoot : After 13hrs from Call-time £16.78
    Broken Lunch : Night Shoot : 6hrs from Call-time £20.98
    2nd broken meal : Night Shoot : After 13hrs from Call-time £20.98

     

  • Travel Allowance

    Rate Amount per call
    Calls within TFL Zones 1 – 3 £12.17
    Calls at Elstree, Pinewood, Shepperton, Long Cross, Twickenham, Leavesden and any base/location from TFL Zone 4 and within a 40 mile radius of Charing Cross £17.02
    In addition to the above travel.Calls at or before 06.00am (7am on Sundays & Bank Holidays) £14.90

    Other Payments

    Meal Allowance (when no food provided) Amount per call
    Breakfast £5.00
    Lunch £5.00
    Dinner £10.00
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  • EQUITY PACT (Independent Television Productions

  • SUPPORTING ARTISTS

    Day Rate

    Night Rate

    Basic 10 hour day incl. 1 hour for lunch

    £67.79

    £101.69

    Holiday Pay

    £7.30

    £10.95

    Overtime per hour

    £11.30

    £16.95

    Multi-episodic Day Rate

    N/A

    N/A

    Walk-On

    Day Rate

    Night Rate

    Basic 10 hour day incl. 1 hour for lunch

    £90.90

    £136.35

    Holiday Pay

    £9.78

    £9.78

    Overtime per hour

    £15.15

    £22.73

    Multi-episodic Day Rate

    £136.38

    N/A

     

    Supplementary Fees

     

     

    Special Skills

    Variable fee subject to a minimum of £17.65

    Costume Fitting

    Half Day - £20.23

    Full Day - £38.04