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Over the last few weeks, we have discussed how you, as a SAG-AFTRA background actor, can make your Union membership work for you (see Part 1 and Part 2). By now you understand your regular pay, overtime pay and holiday pay. Here’s a quick recap: SAG Minimums for Background Actors (Extras) Minimum Daily Pay as...
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While they are usually barely seen and rarely heard, background actors (aka “extras”) play just as an important of a role in a production as the lead cast. In fact their presence is so felt in film and television, that most productions are not complete without them. Think of a huddled street scene–the masses are...
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Over the last two weeks, we have discussed SAG-AFTRA and the benefits of membership. It was our goal to facilitate your exploration through the website as you seek further information. Now that you are more aware of SAG-AFTRA and its resources, it’s time to begin the journey into membership status. How Do I Join? Not...
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