SAG Fee

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SAG Fee

A fee paid to an actor or other performer for a rerun of a program in which he/she was part of the cast. An advertiser or a broadcaster may pay the fee, which is set in a union contract. It is also called a residual fee.
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Beyond the health plan, the WGA hopes to make progress on bringing residual fees for work for pay cable and basic cable reruns up to parity with broadcast fees.
A major criticism of the transaction model is that it creates an unavoidable conflict of interest because advisors' income derives from clients' transactions (apart from any residual fees).
Robyn will also receive half of Gibson's residual fees for all the films he made during their marriage.
SAG also has been pressing for an increase in the residual fees actors earn from TV shows and movies sold on DVD.
Besides seeking a larger share of entertainment dollars generated on the Internet, SAG leaders say they want to increase the residual fees actors earn for films and TV shows sold on DVDs -- a demand writers were forced to abandon.
You may also have residual fees or income that can carry you over until your new income is consistent.
Similarly, the parties to a Webcasting license should negotiate appropriate indemnification for any liability to actors or other talent depicted in licensed video material based on the failure to pay residual fees to such persons for global multiple transmission of the material.
Nureyev was receiving his first residual fees for his ballets (he received a fee every time the Royal performed his version of the Bayadere Kingdom of the Shades scene) and a record $42,000 annual salary with the Royal.
The scribes are still smarting from their decision nearly 25 years ago to not aggressively pursue sizable residual fees on homevid sales.
Quest Entertainment's Jack Fowler said for his Florida-based company, "Residual fees change from picture to picture.