FAA/PACT SUPPORTING ARTISTE AGREEMENT

We are pleased to announce that these rates will change on 1st March 2017. To view the new rates click here

STANDARD DAY

9 hours based upon a 9 hour stipulated period inc meal break (which is unpaid), between 7am and 10pm (before 7am additional payments apply). After 10pm night-time overtime will apply, unless called as a night shoot.)

CONTINUOUS WORKING DAY

Based on any seven continuous hours (without a meal break), after seven hours overtime will apply which applies up to 10pm. After 10pm night-time overtime is applicable, unless called as a continuous working night where the rates are as regular night shoots with the same adjustment to hours.

SHIFT CALL

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

STANDARD RATES OF PAY

Rates of Pay Std/Cont. Day Std/Cont. Night Shift Call (4 hours)
Basic Daily Rate £84.00 £105.00 £52.50
Single-Time/De-rig
(first ½ hour from signing off)
£5.25 £6.56 £5.25
Overtime £7.88 (per ½ hour) £9.85 (per ½ hour) £7.88** (per ½ hour)
Holiday Pay £9.04 £11.53 £5.76
Public Holiday Rate £126.00 £157.50 £78.75
Public Holiday Overtime £11.81 (per ½ hour) £14.77 (per ½ hour) £11.81 (for 15 minutes)
Attendance (non-performing capacity)
(Fitting etc..)
Up to 4 hours
£35.00
Over 4 hours
£84.00

Supplementary Fees

A Change of Clothes, Haircut £12.50
B Doubling, Special Clothing, Sports Equipment, Inclement Weather / Wetting Down £19.00
C Firearms, Swimming, Driving, Uniforms, Stills, Minimal Dialogue, Specialised Dancing, Handling Domesticated Animals £25.00
D Creative Reaction, Specialised Driving, Supply Car £30.50
E Look-a-like Double, Stand-In, Dialogue £50.50

Travel Allowances

A Calls within TFL Zones 1-3 £11.44
B 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
£16.00
C Any call made at or before 06.00 hours (0700 on Sundays or Bank Holidays)
shall receive a supplementary payment of
£14.00

THE BBC EQUITY AGREEMENT

Supporting Artist

The Supporting Artist 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 £18.10
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 £21.80
Holiday pay £11.22 Special Skills £40.60
Haircut Very Short £25.00 Costume Fitting (Half Day) £24.85
Costume Fitting (Full Day) £46.25 Auditions £18.00
Provide Evening Wear £23.90 Provide Uniform £23.90
Provide 2nd Outfit £11.40

ITV SUPPORTING ARTISTE/WALK-ON RATES

Walk-On 1

Walk-on 1 is not required to give individual characterisation nor to speak any word or line of dialogue. Crowd noises shall not be deemed to be dialogue in this context. Night rates are one and a half times the day rates.

Rate Amount
Basic day rate £73.16
Overtime day rate  £13.72
Overtime night rate  £19.79
Two episodes  £91.59
Three episodes or more  £110.01
Basic 41+ day rate  £62.78
Overtime 41+ day rate  £11.77
Overtime 41+ night rate  £16.98
Two episodes 41+  £74.21
Three episodes or more 41+  £89.07
Special skills  £35.81
Short Haircut  £11.14
Physical appearance  £11.14
Strenuous workout  £19.99
Costume fitting (half day)  £23.92
Costume fitting (full day)  £47.83
Provide evening wear  £25.70
Provide 2nd outfit  £7.50
Auditions  £12.43

Walk-On 2

Non-speaking is not required to give individual characterisation but who is required to impersonate an identifiable individual subject under individual direction. Night rates are one and a half times the day rates.

Rate Amount
Day of attendance £75.04
2+ episodes rehearsed £112.64
Day of recording £112.64
2+ episodes recorded £142.22
Overtime day rate £17.77
Overtime night rate £25.63

Walk-On 3

Speaking: In addition to carrying out the functions set out in Walk-on 2 shall also be required to speak a very few unimportant words where the precise words spoken do not matter. Night rates are one and a half times the day rates.

Rate Amount
 Day of attendance £75.04
2+ episodes recorded  £112.64
Day of recording   £112.81
2+ episodes recorded  £169.22
 Overtime day rate £21.16
 Overtime night rate   £30.51

COMMERCIALS RATES

BACKGROUND ARTIST (EXTRA)

Rate: £100
Role: Non-recognisable; part of the crowd; there to enhance the authenticity of the scene; isn’t interacting with any of the featured cast and doesn’t affect the course of the narrative.

‘WALK ON’ ARTIST

Rate: £200 BSF plus possible buyout dependent on time/interaction on camera
Role: Noticeable (facially or by body part) with no/ minimal dialogue but supporting/ interacting with the featured artist(s) and not leading the storyboard;given specific and personal direction from the Director on camera, irrespective of usage/final cut.

FEATURED ARTIST

Rate: £300 plus buyout dependent on time on camera / usage
Role: Plays an essential part in how the story is relayed; delivers dialogue; leads the narrative; is given specific and personal direction from the Director on camera.

STAND-IN ARTIST

Rate: £200
Role: Generally a size, skin tone and hair match for Talent. Stands in for the Talent whilst framing up shots/lighting etc. Is never recorded on camera for transmission.

BODY DOUBLE

Rate: £250
Role: On camera look-alike / body-double for Talent. Size, hair, skin tone and face match for Talent. In essence IS the talent for select shots.

These rates are based on a 10 hour day (between 7am and 11pm) and including a 1 hour lunch break (refreshments/meals provide by production). Thereafter overtime is calculated by the hour (no partial hours) at 1/5 of the daily rate.

ADDITIONAL RATES/FEES:

  • Artists asked to perform a specific skill eg. play a musical instrument, ride a horse, drive a car etc. will be eligible for a supplementary fee (no less than £20).
  • Outside of London’s M25: Travel costs (£20 standard minimum)
  • Call time pre 7am: early call fee (£20) + any related transport costs.
  • Night Shoots: wrap times beyond 11pm are classed as ‘Night shoots’. The fee per artist is time and a half of the agreed day rate.
  • Wrap times beyond 11pm/ last public transport connection home: Production is required to provide pre-paid taxis to escort artists home.
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