Standard Rates

FILMS (Feature and short films – all genres)

CANDIDATE

FULL MEMBER

PAYMENT SCHEDULE

2% to 4% of the total production budget

6% to 8% of the total production budget or a minimum of R150,000.00 whichever is the greatest

15% advance on signing of agreement

25% on delivery of treatment / synopsis

35% on delivery of the 1st draft

15% on delivery of the 2nd draft

10% on delivery of a Polish

When the Producer contracts for a Feature Film Script based on an existing Treatment, with or without the right of termination, the Script Fee shall be allocated and paid as follows

15% advance on signing of agreement

50% on delivery of the 1st draft

25% on delivery of the 2nd draft

10% on delivery of a Polish

TELEVISION

CANDIDATE

FULL MEMBER

PAYMENT SCHEDULE

Development of a series – all genres

R60,000.00

R90,000.00

15% advance on signing of agreement

25% on delivery of treatment / synopsis

35% on delivery of on 1st draft

25% on delivery of 2nd draft and polish

Scriptwriter

60 minute Episodes

R9000 to R11500

R14500 to R20000

30 minute Episodes

R4500 to R6000

R7500 to R10000

15 minute Episode

R2700 to R3600

R4500 to R7000

Head writer

60 minute Episodes

R17000 to R25000

30 minute Episodes

R9000 to R13500

15 minute Episode

R6000 to R9500

Dialogist

60 minute Episodes

R5400 to R6900

R8700 to R12000

30 minute Episodes

R2700 to R3600

R4500 to R7500

15 minute Episode

R1700 to R2300

R2700 to R4000

Story liners / Breakdowners

60 minute Episodes

R5400 to R6900

R8700 to R12000

30 minute Episodes

R2700 to R3600

R4500 to R7500

15 minute Episode

R1700 to R2300

R2700 to R4000

Research

Daily rate

R1200 to R1600

R3200 to R5000

Workshops / Brainstorming (conducting)

Daily rate

R5000

Workshops / Brainstorming (attending)

Daily rate

R1000

R3000