artiste information

Here you can find useful information for artistes working in the United Kingdom

Existing artistes phone number: 020 8327 4242

rates

Film & TV

There are three main agreements used in and around the London area: The FAA/PACT Agreement, The BBC Equity Agreement and ITV Equity Agreement.

FAA/PACT Supporting Artiste Agreement as of the 1st of March 2017

Day Rate

Standard day and continuous day £88.20
Overtime per half hour £8.27
Holiday pay £9.50
Public holiday rate £132.30
Public holiday overtime per half hour £12.40

 

Night Rate

Standard night and continuous working night £110.25
Overtime per half hour £10.34
Holiday pay £11.88
Public holiday rate £165.38
Public holiday overtime per half hour £15.50

 

Shift Call

Basic day rate £55.13
Overtime per half hour £8.27**
Holiday pay £5.94
Public holiday rates £82.69
Public holiday overtime per half hour £12.40**
** Payment for 15 minutes overtime

 

Supplementary performance fees


Category Amount
Category A: Change of Clothes : Haircut £12.50
Category B: Doubling : Special Clothing : Sports Equipment : Inclement Weather / Wetting Down £19.00
Category C: Firearms : Swimming : Driving : Stills : Minimal Dialogue : Specialised Dancing : Handling Domesticated Animals £25.00
Category D: Creative Reaction : Uniforms : Specialised Driving : Provision of Car £30.50
Category E: Lookalike Doubling : Stand In : Dialogue £50.50

 

Broken Lunch: 6hrs from call-time on a Standard Day or Continuous Day £16.54 2nd broken meal: After 13hrs from call-time on a Standard Day or Continuous Day £16.54

 

Broken Lunch: 6hrs from call-time Standard Night or Continuous Night £20.68 2nd broken meal: After 13hrs from call-time on a Standard Night or Continuous Night £20.68

 

Travel Allowances


Calls within TFL Zones 1 – 3 £11.77
Calls at Elstree, Pinewood, Shepperton, Long Cross, Twickenham, Leavesden and any base/location beyond TFL Zone 3 £16.46
Any calls made at or before 06.00 hours (07.00 on Sundays or Banh Holidays) shall receive a additional payment of £14.41

 

Agent Commission Fees

All the following fees are NOT normally subject to agents commission: Haircuts, supply of car/dog, fares. costume allowance and:

Attendance Fees in a non-performing capacity (This includes costume fittings) Amount
Rate for up to Four Hours £35.00*
Payment in lieu of holiday £3.77*
Rate for more than Four Hours *Full Standard Day
Meal Allowances Amount
Breakfast £5.00
Lunch £5.00
Supper £10.00

 

 

BBC Supporting Artiste/Walk On Rates

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
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) £28.15
Costume Fitting (Full Day) £52.30
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
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 £41.00
Haircut Very Short £25.25
Costume Fitting (Half Day) £28.15
Costume Fitting (Full Day) £52.30
Auditions £18.20
Provide Evening Wear £24.10
Provide Uniform £24.10
Provide 2nd Outfit £11.50

 

 

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
Day of attendance/recording £74.66
Two episodes recorded£93.44
Three or more episodes recorded£112.23
Day of attendance/recording where 41+ WO1s called£64.06
Two episodes recorded (41+WO1s)£75.73
Three or more episodes recorded (41+WO1s) £90.87
Costume fitting half day£24.41
Costume fitting full day£48.80
Holiday pay£7.88
Holiday pay where 41+ WO1s called£6.76
Overtime 1 hour or part thereof (applies to all overtime)£13.72
Overtime 2 hours£27.44
Overtime 3 hours£41.16
Overtime 4 hours£54.88
Overtime 5 hours£68.60
Overtime 6 hours£82.32
Overtime 1 hour or part thereof (41+WO1s)£11.77
Overtime 2 hours (41+WO1s)£23.54
Overtime 3 hours (41+WO1s)£35.31
Overtime 4 hours (41+WO1s)£47.08
Overtime 5 hours (41+WO1s)£58.85
Overtime 6 hours (41+WO1s)£70.62
*Overtime for multi-episodic work by negotiation*
Night of attendance/recording£111.99
Night - two episodes recorded£140.16
Night - three or more episodes recorded£168.35
Night of attendance/recording where 41+ WO1s called£96.09
Night - two episodes recorded (41+WO1s)£113.60
Night - three or more episodes recorded (41+WO1s) £136.31
Night - holiday pay£9.33
Night - holiday pay where 41+ WO1s called£8.00
Night overtime 1 hour or part thereof (applies to all overtime)£19.79
Night overtime 2 hours£39.58
Night overtime 3 hours£59.37
Night overtime 4 hours£79.16
Night overtime 5 hours£98.95
Night overtime 6 hours£118.74
Night overtime 1 hour or part thereof (41+WO1s)£16.98
Night overtime 2 hours (41+WO1s)£33.96
Night overtime 3 hours (41+WO1s)£50.94
Night overtime 4 hours (41+WO1s)£67.92
Night overtime 5 hours (41+WO1s)£84.90
Night overtime 6 hours (41+WO1s)£101.88

 

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 recording£96.70
Two or more episodes recorded£145.10
Day of rehearsal (or attendance)£76.56
Two or more episodes rehearsed£114.93
Costume fitting half day£24.41
Costume fitting full day£48.80
Holiday pay (recording day)£9.86
Overtime 1 hour or part thereof (applies to all overtime)£17.77
Overtime 2 hours£35.54
Overtime 3 hours£53.31
Overtime 4 hours£71.08
Overtime 5 hours£88.85
Overtime 6 hours£106.62
*Overtime for multi-episodic work by negotiation*
Night of recording£145.05
Night - two or more episodes recorded£217.65
Night - holiday pay£12.09
Night overtime 1 hour or part thereof (applies to all overtime)£25.63
Night overtime 2 hours£51.26
Night overtime 3 hours£76.89
Night overtime 4 hours£102.52
Night overtime 5 hours£128.15
Night overtime 6 hours£153.78

 

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 recording£115.10
Two or more episodes recorded£172.64
Day of rehearsal (or attendance)£76.56
Two or more episodes rehearsed£114.93
Costume fitting half day£24.41
Costume fitting full day£48.80
Holiday pay (recording day)£11.85
Overtime 1 hour or part thereof (applies to all overtime)£21.16
Overtime 2 hours£42.32
Overtime 3 hours£63.48
Overtime 4 hours£84.64
Overtime 5 hours£105.80
Overtime 6 hours£126.96
*Overtime for multi-episodic work by negotiation*
Night of recording£172.65
Night - two or more episodes recorded£258.96
Night - holiday pay£14.39
Night overtime 1 hour or part thereof (applies to all overtime)£30.51
Night overtime 2 hours£61.02
Night overtime 3 hours£91.53
Night overtime 4 hours£122.04
Night overtime 5 hours£152.55
Night overtime 6 hours£183.06

 

 

Supplementary Fees

Rate Amount
Special skills£36.53
Supply specialist clothing (uniform, evening dress etc.)£25.70
Normal clothing (per change)£7.50
Strenuous work£19.99
Short haircut £11.36
Audition fee (per day of attendance)£12.69

 

 

Commercials

Rate Standard Day Overtime (1/5 Daily Rate) Buyout
Background £100 £20 per hour -
Walk On £200 £40 per hour -
Featured £250 £50 per hour Buyout/Repeat

Notes:

  • Full details of usage and buyouts can be found at www.usefee.tv
  • These rates are based on a 10 hour day including one hour for lunch.
  • Nightshoots are paid at time and a half of the above rates.
  • Any job that shoots beyond midnight is considered a nightshoot.

 

 

Photographic

The industry standard for a photographic job is £100 per hour. If the Model is needed for more than a few hours a daily or half daily rate can be negotiate. E.g. half daily £300 full day £500.

Similar to commercials, featured Artistes will also have a buy out amount – determined by usage of medium and length of usage.

Notes:

  • Background on Photographic jobs is normally £100 for a ten hour day
  • Nightshoots are paid at time and a half of the above rates.
  • Any job that shoots beyond midnight is considered a nightshoot.

 

 

Corporate

Rate Standard Day Overtime (1/5 Daily Rate) Buyout
Background £100 £20 per hour -

Walk on/Featured, please call the office.

 

 

studios

Pinewood Studios

Uxbridge tube on the Metropolitan Line and then is followed by a taxi to the studios.

Wimbledon Film and Television Studios

South Wimbledon tube on the Northern Line is a 10 minutes walk.

BBC Elstree Studios

Studios for Eastenders. Elstree and Borehamwood Thameslink Mainline Station is about a 5 minute walk.

BBC Television Centre

White City tube on the Central Line and is a 5 minute walk away from the BBC Television Centre.

Shepperton Studios

You can get to Shepperton Studios by taking a Train from Waterloo and then followed by a taxi.

Leavesden Studios

You can get to Leavesden Studios by taking a train from Euston to Watford Junction followed by a taxi.

Ealing Studios

Take a Tube to Ealing Broadway on either the Central or District Line and it is a 15 minute walk.

Elstree Film Studios

Elstree and Borehamwood Thameslink Mainline Station and then it is about a 10 minute walk.

Greenford Studios

Take a Tube to Greenford tube on the Central Line is about a 15 minute walk away.

Dukes Island Studios

Take a Tube to Park Royal station on the Central Line and it is a 3 minute walk away.

Black Island Studios

Take a Tube to Park Royal station on the Central Line and it is a 5 minute walk away.

Bray Studios

Take a train going from Waterloo station to Windsor and then followed by a taxi.

Three Mills Studios

Take the Underground to Bromley-by–Bow on the District Line is a 3 minute walk away.

Teddington Studios

Take a train from Waterloo station to Teddington and then it is followed by a 5 minute walk.

Twickenham Studios

Take a train from Waterloo to St. Margarets and it is followed by a 3 minute walk.

Westway Studios

Take a Tube to Latimer Road on the Hammersmith & City Line followed by a 5 minute walk.

Qinetiq

Longcross railway station is within the Qinetiq complex. Trains depart from Waterloo.