Research makes perfect.

You just booked a looping gig and were told there would be Police calls, Hospital calls, and the “regular” stuff. You said “sure” but have NO clue what to prepare. …

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Getting Paid (Part 4 of 4)

Box Office Bonuses: While back end points are based on a percentage of the profits, box office bonuses are usually a flat rate, based upon Daily Variety’s weekly box office …

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Getting Paid (Part 3 of 4)

Interchangable Terms:  When negotiating a profit provision in a contract, the definition of profits must be well worded, clearly defined and negotiated very carefully.  Net profits, gross profits, gross revenue, …

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Getting Paid (Part 2 of 4)

Profit Participation on Lower Budgeted Films:  Sometimes actors receive back end points if they are working below the SAG minimum and on a lower budgeted film.  SAG has 3 alternatives …

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Getting Paid (Part 1 of 4)

There are different ways an actor can get compensated on a feature film: 1) Flat compensation, which is an “up front” daily or weekly rate, payable in lump sums or …

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Where’s My Booking?

“I recorded my demo, and I’ve been auditioning for a year, and I haven’t booked anything yet!  What gives???” “I used to book all the time, but now it’s been …

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