What is SAG moderate low budget?

What is SAG moderate low budget?

What is SAG moderate low budget?

The SAG Moderate Low Budget Agreement applies to non-episodic shows with budgets between $300,000 and $700,000 and has a day rate of $335 and weekly rate of $1166. The SAG Ultra Low Budget Agreement for films that are $250,000 or less. There is no weekly SAG scale for these projects, but the day rate is $125.

What does SAG scale mean?

Scale is the general term for the minimum daily or weekly rates established by the Screen Actor’s Guild. When an actor is paid scale, it means they’re making the minimum pay rate allowed by the production company’s agreement with SAG/AFTRA.

What is SAG salary?

SAG actors are paid weekly for their time, with $3,575 / week for appearing in every episode, $4,093 per week for appearing in more than half, and $4,772 per week for appearing in half. If an actor appears in less than half of a season’s episode order, talent would then be classified as a major role (guest star).

What is the SAG moderate low budget agreement?

The SAG MODERATE Low Budget Agreement applies to films with budgets between $300,000 to $700,000. The SAG day rate is $361, while the SAG weekly rate is $1,251. Non-union actors are allowed, while background actors are not covered.

How much does SAG pay for low budget films?

The SAG Low Budget Agreement applies to films with budgets between $700,000 and $2,000,000, making this the SAG pay scale of most independent films. Under this contract, actors must make a SAG day rate of $670, or $2,324 per week.

What are the penalties for being a member of SAG?

The penalties are: Weekly Performers: One day’s pay or $950, whichever is less per violation SAG Performers must receive a meal within every 6 hours of work or there is a penalty SAG Basic, Low and Modified Low Budget $25 first ½ hour, $35 for 2nd ½ hour, $50 for 3rd on.

What’s the average SAG rate for an actor?

The SAG scale for performers depends on which of these agreements apply, but can also vary depending on agreement sub-type, production category, and other factors. The following is not a comprehensive list of all possible SAG rates, but will help you budget for the current SAG minimums: 1. SAG Film Rates SAG Low Budget Scale: 65% of Basic rates.