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What is the SAG-AFTRA basic agreement?

What is the SAG-AFTRA basic agreement?

The Agreements cover theatrical motion pictures and scripted dramatic content produced for television, basic cable and new media platforms.

How much does a SAG regional commercial pay?

SAG commercial rates depend on where and how many times the commercial is aired. Instead of a weekly or day rate, principal actors in SAG commercials earn $89 dollars an hour. However, a producer must pay a fee to air the ad, followed by additional charges each time it airs.

What makes you eligible for SAG?

Performers may join SAG-AFTRA if the applicant is a paid-up member of an affiliated performers’ union such as ACTRA, AEA, AGMA or AGVA for a period of one year, and has worked and been paid for at least once as a principal performer in that union’s jurisdiction.

How long is SAG eligible?

​How Long Can You Be SAG Eligible? You can technically be SAG Eligible indefinitely, but unless you’re just auditioning for background roles, you’ll be required to join the next time you book a SAG-AFTRA production role (assuming the 30 day grace period has expired).

Can SAG actors do YouTube videos?

The content may only be distributed on the influencer’s and/or advertiser’s websites, social media feeds and YouTube channels. The content cannot be combined with another covered service or used in other mediums within SAG-AFTRA’s jurisdiction (e.g., TV, traditional commercial or industrial use).

Is it hard to get a SAG card?

Step 1: Decide Whether You Should Get a SAG Card Sadly, the answer is no. In fact, most actors find it harder to get auditions once they join because of something called Global Rule One.

Can SAG actors work for free?

You can’t waive the pay, even if the actor is your friend and really wants to do you a favor and work completely for free, NSA, BFF. If you’re working as a SAG signatory, you have to agree to play by their rules. Actors do not have to agree to defer their pay. It’s a negotiation.

How many hours can a SAG actor work?

SAG overtime and double overtime As you budget SAG payroll, it’s important to note that the minimum daily rate applies to standard 8-hour work days, or 10-hour work days for most weekly players.