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Breaking down the SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract

Recorded on: Oct. 25, 2018
Running Time: 01:01:50

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Taken from the Web Program Advertising Law Institute 2018 Recorded October, 2018 in San Francisco [01:01:50]

In this session, we will cover some of the key things that every marketing lawyer needs to know about the SAG-AFTRA Commercial Contract.  Our topics include:

  • Why the SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract is relevant to you (even if your company is not a signatory)
  • The basics of compensation:  session, holding, and use payments (and beyond)
  • Distinguishing between principal performers and extras
  • What is a “commercial” (and why does it matter)?
  • The rules for using licensed film clips, stock footage, music, and still photos
  • Applying the key waivers:  the Testimonial , Live Event , Man on the Street,  Hidden Camera, and Low Budget Digital Waivers
  • The key SAG provisions that should be included in every celebrity deal
  • Pension and health contributions, allocations and audits
  • And so much more

Brian G. Murphy

The purchase price of this Web Program segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online:

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  • Selected Provisions from the 2016 SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract
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  • The SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract (PowerPoint slides)
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