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DA RATES

Minimum Rates For Live Shows, Industrials & Non-Union Music Videos 

 

Rehearsals:  Agency fees apply on top of these minimum rates
$175 | 1-4 hours (anything over 4 hours = time and a half)
$250 | 4- 8 hours (anything over 8 hours = time and a half)
 
Show/Shoot Day
$500 minimum per show/shoot day 
Rate for additional same-day shows is negotiable
 
Travel/Retainer Days  
$150 minimum per travel/retainer day
 
Per Diem
Per Diem is negotiable. The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) sets national, government regulated travel rates each fiscal year. Here are the 2020 rates for the most commonly worked cities.
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Los Angeles: $66 per day
San Francisco: $76 per day
New York: $76 per day
Las Vegas: $61 per day
Atlanta: $66 per day
Miami: $66 per day
Chicago: $76 per day
Nashville: $61per day
New Orleans: $71 per day
Depending on the company policy, it can be distributed on the first day of the job, or inside your check.
International Travel: $75 minimum / day  
           
Fittings
Fittings outside of rehearsal day: $50 / hour
Fittings on rehearsal days apply as time worked. 
 
Wardrobe
Performers requested to supply their own costumes shall be compensated at:
$25 / outfit 
$15 / pair of shoes
If wardrobe asks to bring personal options but decide to use their clothing, you may wear your own clothing, but you will not be compensated.
 
Turnaround
Should call occur in less than twelve (12) hours from the previous wrap time, performer shall receive double time for each hour worked prior to the twelve (12) hour period.
 
Additional Fees/Usage Fees
An additional fee will be negotiated if video (or portions of video) that embodies performer's likeness is used for commercial, television, film, dvd, concert tour usage, Netflix, Hulu, YouTube/YouTube Red, Vevo, social media or any other promotional media.  
 
Usage fees are calculated based on the total budget of the video.  Usage fees include all ancillary usage for music videos including documentary, "making of" specials, dvds, film trailers, social media/online footage, or concert tour usage.  Usages excluded from this fee are product-related commercial usage, usage that falls under union jurisdiction (such as the use of music video within a feature film, non-promotional television program, etc.)  print usage (including, but not limited to cover art) and "lifts" into other titled music videos.  This also includes any medium now known or created in the future.
 
*Please be aware that usage fees do not happen all of the time, and when received, usage fees may vary for non union work.*
With the increase in reality/documentary styled filming, please be aware:
 
*Behind the scenes footage, or any filming/taping must be cleared and negotiated in advance of cameras rolling tape or film*
 
*Always contact your agent before signing any release form*