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Talent 101

Media Services / Showbiz

Monday, February 4, 2013 at 10:00 AM (EST)

New York, United States

Talent 101

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Monday, February 4, 2013 at 10:00 AM

for this overview of TV Commercial talent compensation, from contract negotiations through residuals.

 

Presented by:

Shaunda Slade, Director of Talent Services at Media Services

Afsaneh Berjis, Talent Liason at Media Services

Jamie Whitfield, Director of Broadcast Talent at J. Walter Thompson

 

 

Topics include:

TV Talent Basics

- Categories of Performers

- Types of Commercials

- Editing of Commercials or Permitted Versions

- Downgrading/Upgrading/Outgrading performers

- Maximum Period of Use for commercials

- Holding Fees

- Renegotiations

 

How TV & Radio Payments are Determined

- Session Fees

- Overtime calculations

- Weekend & Holiday calculations

- Travel

- Night Premiums

- Downgrading/Upgrading fees

- Pension & Health Payments

- Holding Fees

- Residuals (use payments)

- Foreign Use payments

- Internet & New Media payments

- Audition payments

- Sweetening & Multiple tracking for singers

- Late Payments

- Meal Penalties

 

Industrial Commercials Contract

- Difference between Category 1 and Category II Industrial

- Payments due

 

AFM Musician Talent Basics

- Categories of performers

 

How AFM payments are determined

- Session Fees

- Residuals (use payments)

- Pension & Health Payments

 

Production Outside of the United States

 

 

About the Presenters

Shaunda Slade

With more than 15 plus years in the Advertising Industry, Shaunda is proficient and knowledgeable with the Screen Actors Guild Commercials Contract, AFTRA Radio Commercials Contract and the American Federation of Musicians. In addition, Shaunda has comprehensive knowledge of A.I.C.P. and A.I.C.E guidelines.

Experienced in all facets of talent payments and broadcast business affairs, Shaunda has a thorough understanding of what’s required to make broadcast business run smoothly. Her background includes Publicis, Inc., DraftFCB, Berlin Cameron & Partners and Broadcast Traffic and Residuals. Shaunda specializes in rights acquisitions, celebrity negotiations and international broadcast administration.

 

Afsaneh Berjis

Afsaneh Berjis has worked in the production business for close to 20 years. Most recently, as the Chief Operating Officer of JWTwo, a division of J. Walter Thompson , NY. Afsaneh has nearly 20 years of experience in television commercial production, financial planning, financial risk management, as well as production consulting. Afsaneh was an Executive Producer at EUE/Screen Gems. She eventually became their CFO and oversaw all the commercial divisions of the company. Afsaneh has been a production consultant for such clients as Kraft General Foods, Wyeth, Schering Plough, etc. While at JWTwo, she worked with Reckitt, J& J, Diageo, DTC, etc.

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Showbiz Store & Cafe
19 W. 21st St.
Ground Floor
New York, 10010

Monday, February 4, 2013 at 10:00 AM (EST)


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Media Services / Showbiz

SHOWBIZ SOFTWARE

Showbiz Software is the product division of Media Services that is committed to developing best-in-class software solutions. In addition to its proprietary production accounting, payroll, budgeting, scheduling and time management software, the company offers a wide range of other entertainment industry software, books, tapes and supplies through its Showbiz Software Stores in West Los Angeles and New York as well as online, at www.showbizsoftware.com

 

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