Crew Rates - A Guide

updated: 30 Jul 15

The Technicians' Guild hasn't traditionally listed crew rates as they are typically negotiated between the individual crew member and the producer. However, we have been concerned at the wide range of rates paid to television drama and feature film crew, not so much based on the type of production or individual’s experience. The rate structure can be further confused by producers not calculating rates on industry standard rate 10-hour day protocols and by offering contracts at less than Blue Book standards without any real negotiations with the crew.  The guild prides itself in advising crew and producers of the best code practice in any event where negotiations are required further for either party to engage in employment. 

A Guide to Drama and TVC rates 2015 (PDF 86kb)


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