• In this section, you will be able to identify the contribution rate to use when reporting earnings to the Plans. Contribution rates for sessions and residuals are based on principal photography start date unless a side letter exists between SAG-AFTRA and the company to pay at a different rate. Please notify the Plans if there is a special rate negotiated.

     
  • Contribution Rates Major Label Agreement:

    Date of Principal Photography Contribution Rate
    Performers Background Actors
    ON OR AFTER 01/01/86 9.00% 9.00%
     
  • Contribution Rates Independent Label Agreement:

    Date of Principal Photography Contribution Rate
    Performers Background Actors
    ON OR AFTER 07/01/11 16.80% 16.80%
    ON OR AFTER 01/01/11 15.80% 15.80%
    ON OR AFTER 03/01/90 12.65% 12.65%
    ON OR AFTER 01/01/88 11.50% 11.50%