All talent fees are to be paid directly to the agency.
Talent are booked on individual hourly rates with
a one-hour minimum. Time exceeding the on-hour minimum is billed
on the half-hour. Length of job must be specified at time of
booking. Talent will be paid for time specified whether all of
the time is used or not. Talent’s time begins at the call time.
Preparation is at full hourly rate when the same day as shoot.
Hair and professional makeup consultations or checks on separate
day from the shoot are billed at half the hourly rate with a
A day booking is nine consecutive hours with a one-hour lunch
break. A day rate must be requested in advance of the booking
and cannot be changed after the talent has arrived at the job.
The full day rate will be paid even if the entire time is not
used. Six times the hourly rate allows up to eight hours of
LEGS & FEET:
Full individual hourly rates apply.
WARDROBE CHECKS AND FITTINGS:
rate applies with one half-hour minimum. A fee of $15 per change
will be charged for complete wardrobe supplied by the model; $30
per garment for formal wear supplied by the model. Wardrobe fees
are used to cover the cost of cleaning.
When talent is asked to shop for specific wardrobe, talent will
be paid ½ their hourly rate for one hour of shopping time; one
hourly rate for two hours of shopping time.
There is no charge for an ID Polaroid at an audition or a
go-see. If wardrobe is tried on, merchandise used in the shot,
hairstyle and/or makeup required, ½ the hourly rate applies with
a one-hour minimum.
Tests must be cleared with the agency prior to the booking. No
release will be signed, ½ the talent’s hourly rate will be
billed with a one hour minimum.
Usage must be stated at the time of the booking. Usage fees are
to be negotiated with the agency prior to the actual booking.
Usage fees are in addition to the talent’s hourly or day session
rates. Billboards, national ads, consumer product packaging,
poster, point-of-purchase displays or use of models name all
constitute a “premium” subject to usage fee negotiations. Usage
rights are limited to the specific rights granted (i.e.
geographical, term, media) and may not be extended without
EXCLUSIVITY AND PRODUCT CLEARANCE:
all bookings with the agency for possible conflicts. Exclusivity
requires a separate negotiated contract.
”on ice” means the right of first refusal for talent’s time. “On
ice” must be confirmed 24 hours (1 working day) prior to “call”
time, otherwise definite secondaries or definite bookings could
take precedence. The agency reserves the right to request firm
bookings within 2 hours of inquiry or else definite secondaries
or definite bookings will take precedence. All tentatives must
be confirmed or are automatically released 24 hours prior to
tentative bookings schedule.
“weather permit” should be specified at the time of the booking
i.e. rain, fog, sunshine. Talent reserves the right to decline
outdoor bookings in extreme weather.
AND A HALF:
Any time exceeding the day rate (8 hours plus one hour lunch =
day rate) will be billed at 1.5 times the hourly rate. Time and
a half is charged after 9 hours, after 8 hours if no lunch break
is given, before 7 AM and after 7 PM and on weekends unless
specific arrangements have been negotiated with the agency.
All extra rates are negotiable based on length of the booking
and types of background talent needed. Apprentices and family
group rates are available.
S.A.G. & A.F.T.R.A.
bookings are covered by standard union contracts. If
stills are taken on those bookings, the talent’s the talent’s
hourly print rate for hours worked will be billed in addition to
the negotiated union rates. Non-union
bookings are negotiated on a project-by-project basis.
CANCELLATION FEES FOR CONFIRMED BOOKINGS:
WEATHER PERMIT: No fee will be charged if the talent is notified
before the talent leaves home as long as the talent was booked
on a weather permit. ALL OTHERS: 24 hours or less before ”call
times”, full fee.
1. Notify agency if double,
triple or group booking.
Disclosure of extraordinary conditions or requirements.
weather permit in effect, specify exact weather
adequate dressing facilities on all bookings.
5. Give the
address and phone number of all booking
all booking fees prior to actual booking.
booker all pertinent billing instructions.
VOUCHERS: THE CLIENT AND THE TALENT
MUST LEGIBLY FILL OUT AND SIGN THE LEMODELN PAYMENT VOUCHER AT
THE END OF EACH BOOKING. Especially important is sign-in and
check-out times. The voucher will take precedence over any and
all other contracts or releases. Please note the special usage
BILLING PROCEDURE: In order to
efficiently bill, the booker needs client’s name and address,
department #, purchase order #, job order #, product or project
title, and authorized individual who will approve payment.
AGENCY AND CASTING FEE: There is a 20%
agency service fee charge on all bookings, usage fees, and
bonuses. Casting fees are determined by how many roles, how much
actual audition and editing time. Minimum charge is $35.
PAYMENT OVER 30 DAYS: A 2.5% finance
charge per month will be added to all invoices not paid in full
within 30 days.