2003 aftra radio
recorded commercials rates

 

 

 

 


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2003 AFTRA Radio Recorded Commercials Contract
Schedule of Minimum Fees

All rates effective 10/30/03 - 10/29/06


PARAGRAPH 6.  MINIMUM COMPENSATION -
"SESSION FEES"

 Actor, Announcer, Solo, Duo

 $ 235.40

 Group Singer/Speaker 3-5

    173.40

  6-8

    153.45

 9+

    136.15

PARAGRAPH 9.  WILD SPOTS - 13 WEEK USE RATES             

  A. Actors, Announcers, Solos, Duos                                     

1.  Lineup of Cities Not Including NY, CHI or LA


1 unit

 $ 235.40

 2-25 units, add per unit

        3.46

 26 and each unit thereafter, add per unit

        2.60


           2.  Lineup of Cities Including One or More "Major" City

 New York City alone

 $ 352.40

 Chicago or Los Angeles alone

    319.60

 Any 2 of the above alone

    429.80

 All 3 of the above alone

    543.10

 Additional units, add per unit

        2.60

                                   
          B.  Group Singers

                                          1.  Lineup of Cities Not Including NY, CHI or LA

 

 3-5

 6-8

 9+

 1 unit

 $ 173.40

 $ 153.45

 $ 136.15

 2-25 units, add per unit 

 1.80

 1.54

 1.36

 26-60 units, add per unit

 1.54

 1.18

 1.18

 61 and each unit thereafter, add per unit

 0.87

0.75 

 0.75

                                        
                                         2.  Lineup of Cities Including One or More "Major" City

 

3-5 

6-8

 9+

 Any 1 "major" alone

 $ 191.65

 $ 170.15

 $ 151.05

 1-35 units, add per unit

 1.54

 1.29

 1.24

 36 and each unit thereafter, add per unit

 0.87

 0.75

 0.75


 

3-5 

6-8 

 9+

 Any 2 "majors" alone

$ 228.85 

$ 175.60 

$ 156.25 

1-60 units, add per unit 

1.29 

1.29 

1.24 

 61 and each unit thereafter, add per unit

0.87 

0.75 

0.75 


 

3-5 

6-8 

9+ 

Any 3 "majors" alone 

$ 255.00 

$ 197.30 

$ 175.60 

1-60 units, add per unit 

1.29 

1.29 

1.24 

61 and each unit thereafter, add per unit 

0.87 

0.75 

0.75 

PARAGRAPH 10. WILD SPOTS - 8 WEEK USE

A.  Base Fee (i.e., 1 unit, no "Majors")                                 

Actor, Announcer, Solo, Duo

 $ 235.40

 Group Singer/Speaker 3-5

173.40 

6-8 

153.45 

9+ 

136.15 

B.  Fees for use categories beyond the base fees above     

 Actors, Announcers, Solo, Duo

 80% of 13 week use fee 

 Group Singers - all

 95% of 13 week use fee


PARAGRAPH 12. DEALER COMMERCIALS

Actor, Announcer 

$ 636.50 

 Solo, Duo

504.90 

Group Singers 3-5 

329.20 

6-8 

263.40 

9+ 

164.60 

Sound Effects Performers 

166.50 

PARAGRAPH 13. NETWORK PROGRAM COMMERCIALS

 One (1) Week's Use:                                     

 Actor, Announcer, Solo, Duo

$ 398.25 

 Group Singers

 298.85

                                               Four (4) Week's Use:

 Actor, Announcer, Solo, Duo

$ 646.15 

Group Singers 3-5 

496.90 

6-8 

444.35

 9+

 405.95

                                              Eight (8) Week's Use:

 Actor, Announcer, Solo, Duo

$ 1029.30 

Group Singers 3-5 

791.95 

 6-8

707.45 

9+ 

 634.00


                                            Thirteen (13) Week's Use:

 Actor, Announcer, Solo, Duo

$ 1277.20 

Group Singers 3-5 

982.40 

6-8 

878.40 

9+ 

804.70 


                                            Thirteen (13) Week's Limited Use:

 26 Uses

 

Actor, Announcer, Solo, Duo 

$ 638.70 

Group Singers 3-5 

491.10 

6-8 

439.15 

9+ 

 401.25



 39 Uses

 

Actor, Announcer, Solo, Duo 

$ 961.80 

Group Singers 3-5 

673.45 

6-8 

601.15 

9+ 

 546.15 


                                             Thirteen (13) Week's Use On Across-the-Board Programs:

 Actor, Announcer, Solo, Duo

$ 1337.45 

Group Singers 3-5 

1028.50 

6-8 

919.75 

9+ 

 842.65 


 PARAGRAPH 14. REGIONAL NETWORK PROGRAM COMMERCIALS

Thirteen (13) Week's Use:                             

 Actor, Announcer, Solo, Duo

$ 770.75 

Singing Groups:

 

In cities including 1, 2 or all of the 3 "major" cities 

 

3-5 

770.75 

6-8 

693.70 

9+ 

623.85

 In cities excluding the 3 "major" cities

 361.25

PARAGRAPH 15. LOCAL PROGRAM USES

All Performers 

 $ 255.80

PARAGRAPH 17. SINGLE MARKET COMMERCIALS

 Actor, Announcer Only (covers 1st 13-week cycle)
(60 minute session, per commecial)

$ 162.20
 

 Each additional 13-week cycle

162.20 

One year's pre-paid use 

 486.70

Singers Only (5 commercials):                   

 

 Solo, Duo

648.90 

Group Singers 3-5 

504.45 

6-8 

 430.35

 9+

371.20 

Additional 26 week's use beyond first year: 

 

Solo, Duo 

268.25 

Group Singers 3-5 

207.85 

6-8 

174.40 

9+ 

 147.50

PARAGRAPH 18. DEMOS - COPY TESTS - NON-AIR COMMERCIALS

 Actor, Announcer

$ 162.20 

 Add'l  hour

40.55 

Solo/Duo (up to 4 commercials) 

163.70 

 Add'l hour or commercial

40.95 

 Group Singers:

107.05 

 Add'l hour or commercial

 26.75 

PARAGRAPH 20. FOREIGN USE

 Actor, Announcer, Solo, Duo

$ 466.95 

Group Singer/Speaker 3-5 

270.85 

 6-8

186.80 

9+ 

 149.40

PARAGRAPH 21. CONTRACTOR FOR GROUP SINGERS

 When 3-8 singers are employed

$ 80.80 

When 9 or more singers are employed 

 129.25


PARAGRAPH 22. SOUND EFFECTS PERFORMERS

 A. Minimum Fee for 1st hour 

$ 181.00 

 Each hour beyond the 1st hour

120.65 

Paid in  hour increments 

60.35 

C.  Dealer/Sessions 

201.60 

D.  Use Fees 

 

Program or program and wild spot 

107.75 

Wild spot only 

79.15 

Dealer commercials 

166.50 

E.  TV Use 

 346.95 

PARAGRAPH 23.  EDITING AND DUBBING

 Tags

 $  97.40

 Tags - Local identifiable contact numbers

 

Tags 2-25 

$ 97.40 

Tags 26-50 

69.90 

Tags 51+ 

 38.15 

PARAGRAPH 24. AUDITIONS

A.  Auditions in excess of 1 hour - paid in  hour units 

$ 25.35 

B.  3rd and subsequent calls.  1st hour 

50.70 

 Additional audition time, paid in hour units

 25.35 


PARAGRAPH 26. AD-LIB OR CREATIVE SESSION CALLS

 Minimum fee for first hour

$ 210.75 

 Addt'l hour units

 105.40


PARAGRAPH 66. PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

 Actor, Announcer

$ 532.50 

Solo, Duo 

552.95 

Group Singers 3-5 

360.50 

 6-8

288.40 

9+ 

 180.35

  Health and Retirement Contribution 14.3%

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