What is a SAG-AFTRA waiver?
The Influencer Waiver was released on the heels of SAG-AFTRA’s publication of the Influencer-Produced Sponsored Content Agreement (Influencer Agreement), which allows content creators with a social following who are paid by advertisers to promote products or services on the content creator’s or advertiser’s website.
How long does it take to become SAG eligible?
A note about this: Once you’ve performed in a principal role on a union film, you are considered “SAG-Eligible,” and have 30 days to perform in as many union productions as you want.
What is a Taft Hartley waiver?
A Taft-Hartley is the report that is filed with SAG-AFTRA after a SAG-AFTRA signatory producer hires an actor who does not currently belong to the union. What does SAG-AFTRA Eligible mean? The company or casting director must provide an explanation for why the non-union actor was chosen for the job over a union actor.
Do SAG waivers expire?
There is no expiration for Taft-Hartley waivers, but remember – it is the work and not the waiver that counts towards eligibility, so be sure to retain a copy of your paystub along with your waiver (voucher).
How much does it cost to join SAG?
To join SAG, a performer must pay an initiation fee plus the first semi-annual basic dues. The national initiation fee rate is currently $3,000 (initiation fees may be lower in some areas). Annual base dues are $201.96. In addition, work dues are calculated at 1.575 percent of covered earnings up to $500,000..
What happens if a SAG actor does non union work?
It can be tempting to say yes to any work that’s offered to you, even if it’s nonunion. The consequences, however, come at a high price. Working nonunion jobs, also known as working “off the card,” can lead to fines, suspension, and even expulsion from SAG-AFTRA.
How can I get my SAG card fast?
The easiest, fastest, and most reliable way to become SAG eligible and get your SAG card, is to do it yourself. I’ll explain, see the new media division allows for you to create a production of your own, cast yourself as a nonunion actor and “Taft Hartley” yourself in the process.
How many SAG waivers can you get?
three SAG waivers
The name comes from the Congressional Taft-Hartley act regulating labor-management rights. Receiving a SAG waiver as a principal actor with lines will put you on the fast track for obtaining your SAG card with just one SAG waiver. Otherwise, you will need three SAG waivers.
Who can apply for the SAG-AFTRA ad budget waiver?
A: It is only available to JPC authorizers and advertisers and advertising agencies that are signatories to the SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract. The waiver is not available to 3rd party signatories. Q: What is included in the $50,000 budget limit?
Does the JPC waiver apply to all SAG-AFTRA contracts?
A: No, the waiver only applies to the SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract. Q: Who is allowed to produce under the waiver? A: It is only available to JPC authorizers and advertisers and advertising agencies that are signatories to the SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract.
Who is allowed to produce under the waiver?
Q: Who is allowed to produce under the waiver? A: It is only available to JPC authorizers and advertisers and advertising agencies that are signatories to the SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract. The waiver is not available to 3rd party signatories.
Should producers use the SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract standard employment agreement?
Q: Should producers use the SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract standard employment agreement (i.e., A-1 or A-2)? A: Yes, please continue to use the standard A-1 and A-2s for production and note the negotiated fees in the Special Provisions portion of the form.