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Does SAG-aftra eligibility expire?

Once reactivated, a member must maintain active membership for one full year from reactivation date before becoming eligible again for inactive status.

How do you qualify for SAG-aftra?

A performer becomes eligible for membership under one of the following conditions: proof of SAG-AFTRA, SAG or AFTRA covered employment as a principal performer or recording artist; proof of three days of SAG-AFTRA, SAG or AFTRA employment as a background actor; or employment under an affiliated performers’ union.

What is the cost to join SAG-aftra?

$3,000

How do actors in commercials get paid?

Commercial actors are included in SAG-AFTRA, and the principal actors in an ad have to make a minimum hourly wage, plus extra money every time the ad airs, with that rate depending on where it airs, including the network and location.

How long is a sag work day?

8-hour

What is the minimum pay scale for new media productions?

Initial compensation can be deferrable under the independent 2017 SAG-AFTRA New Media Agreement. The independent 2017 Special New Media Agreement does have set minimum rates that cannot be deferred.

What is SAG ultra low budget rate?

SAG Theatrical Performer Only Rate Table

Tier Budget Range Daily Rate
Modified Low Budget (>80min) $250k – $700k $335
Ultra Low <$250k (Including deferrals <$500K) $125
Student Film (<35min) <$35k $125
Short Project (<40min) <$50k Negotiable

How much does a guest star on a TV show make?

A guest star is considered a “major role” performer. For a half-hour show, as of July 2011, the rate is $4,538, which represents five times the ordinary day rate with a 10 percent surplus so that the actor can pay his agent’s fee. An hourlong show pays $7,260.