Posted by Brooke Thomas
The casting is over, callback completed and your client has made its choices. You are ready to book your talent for the commercial. This is the most important step in the casting process as there are many details that need to be agreed upon so there are no problems down the production road. The devil’s in the details!
Producers: Here are some things to remember when booking NON-UNION talent:
If you need a fitting, don’t assume it’s free. Talent must be compensated something for their time. Offering even $50 is sufficient.
Be clear on how many hours you are booking the talent for. Generally an 8-10 hour day is acceptable. Anything over that should be stipulated and overtime pay should be considered.
Once the talent is...