SAG background rate and Waiver for Non-SAG
Submissions must be received by: 9/26/2007
Shoot Date: Thurs., 9/27 and Fri., 9/28.
Talent must be available to work for these two days.
You will need to self report via car or train and be reimbursed!!!!! Due to weather it may shoot Thurs or Fri will not know until Wed afternoon.
Pilots and Flight Attendants: Authentic Japanese males or females or Asian actors who appear to be Japanese, 21-50's as background talent for feature film starring Robin Williams. Talent who are real life airline pilots or flight attendants are encouraged to submit. Talent is not required to speak Japanese.
Send Headshot/Resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line: "Casting: Japanese Pilots and Flight Attendants"
Note from Wayne: REMEMBER! If they call you, ASK if you can get a Waiver (If you're Non-Union) before you agree to do this gig. This is a great chance to get a SAG Waiver from the booking.
How to Qualify to join SAG?
1) Proof of Employment
a. Principal Performer Employment Performers may join SAG upon proof of employment. Employment must be in a principal or speaking role in a SAG film, videotape, television program or commercial. Proof of such employment may be in the form of a signed contract, or original pay stubs. The document proving employment must provide the following information:
— applicant’s name
— applicant’s Social Security number
— name of the production or name of the commercial (product name)
— the salary paid (in dollar amount)
— the specific date(s) worked.
b. Background Actors may join SAG upon proof of employment as a SAG–covered background player at full SAG rates and conditions for a MINIMUM of three work days subsequent to March 25, 1990. Employment must be by a company signed to a SAG Agreement under which the Producer is required to cover background actors. Proof of employment must be in the form of original paystubs or a payroll printout faxed from the payroll house. Such documents must provide the same information (name, Social Security number, etc.) as listed above.
2. Employment Under an Affiliated Performers' Union
Performers may join SAG if the applicant is a paid-up member of an affiliated performers' union (ACTRA, AEA, AFTRA, AGMA or AGVA) for a period of one year and has worked and been paid for at least once as a principal performer in that union’s jurisdiction.