Booking Policies


Film, TV, Radio, Commercials, Industrials, and any other fields within the entertainment industry now and hereafter booked under SAG-AFTRA union and/or any other unions must be in accordance with their union’s jurisdiction and with their rules and regulations, and rates that are determined by their contracts. All others are subject to the following terms below.

Booking in General: Talent(s) may be booked hourly, half-day, full-day, or weekly (Holidays, Saturdays, and Sundays subject to negotiation) with a minimum booking policy of a one hour of use or nonuse of talent(s). A day rate is a full eight consecutive hours, example, between 9am-6pm; paid lunch break included within the eight consecutive hours. Length of booking time must be stated prior to booking and must be stated at the time of booking for complete agreement from all parties. Full time bookings must be paid, whether used or not.

Booking fees: Fees and rates are assumed to both convey the same message within the context of this booking section, however, to ensure full clarity of fees and rates and which can and may not be applied please do contact a A.M.W. talent agent representative, in regard to the booking . Nevertheless, any full day, half day, or weekly bookings must specify a fee/rate in advance prior to booking and fees/rates that has been specified prior to the booking cannot be converted and/or changed into a different means of booking fee/rate, example, from hourly to full day booking fee/rate, or from full day booking to hourly booking fee/rate. Booking fee/rate must be consistent to what was mutually agreed upon and accepted by all parties involved initially with the booking. Fees/rates may be on the basis of quotes for A.M.W. particular talent(s), contact talent agent; thereby fees/rates may vary by performance, category, and media usage.

Print Booking Policy: Model(s) can be available for hourly, half day, or full day bookings and a minimum of one hour booking with additional half hour increments. Fifteen minutes or forty five minutes past the hour is considered to be an additional half hour. A day fee/rate must be specified in advance and is considered 8 consecutive hours, including lunch. Day fees/rates cannot be changed to an hourly fee/rate during the booking, even if the model is released before 8 hours. Time and a half will be charged after 12 hours. Saturday and Sunday bookings must be negotiated through the A.M.W. Talent Agency. All model and Talent Rates/fees shall be established prior and confirmed at the time of booking. All usage negotiated separately. Bras and other women’s undergarments, and men’s underwear may be billed at double rate. The client must specify the exact type of garment at the time of booking. Swimwear and lingerie must be negotiated through the A.M.W. Talent Agency. Agency must clear with model(s) prior to accepting any lingerie bookings. A closed set must be an option that is provided for such bookings. NUDES, SEMI-NUDES, PERSONAL HYGIENE will be a NEGOTIATED FEE/RATE, and must be clear and receive acceptance with model(s) and/or talent(s) prior to accepting such a booking.

Non- Union TV/Film/ Web: Fees/rates are subject to negotiation with an A.M.W. Talent Agency representative and may be on the project basis. Fees/Rates can also be based on performance category and, media usage. All buyouts are subjected to be negotiated separately.

Fashion/ Promotional/ Trade Show Bookings: Contact A.M.W. Talent Agency Representative for fees/rates.

Weekends and Holidays: Must be negotiated with an A.M.W. Talent Agency Representative.

Fittings/ Wardrobe Sessions: $90 per hour unless otherwise specified or negotiated by an A.M.W. Talent Agency Representative. Please do contact an A.M.W. Talent Agency Representative for further information on fittings/wardrobe sessions. Specific Wardrobe is the responsibility of the client(s). Model(s)/talent(s) for commercial assignments will provide a basic assortment of 3 outfits.

Changing Facilities/ Holding Area: Secure private changing facilities MUST be provided on all bookings and locations.

Weather Permit cancellation: Weather Permit must be stated prior to and at the time of the booking. The specific type of weather permit must be specified. There will be no charge if the talent(s) is notified before leaving for the assignment. Cancellation prior to booking day is no charge, provided it is re-booked at the time of the cancellation. Otherwise cancellation fees/rates may be applied.

Cancellation: A rate/fee will be charged for a job cancelled after it has been a confirmed booking. A confirmed booking is when all parties have mutually consented and/or agreed to the bookings prior to and at booking. In addition, a written notification has been given and/or sent to the client(s) by an A.M.W. Talent Agency Representative mentioning that one or more of A.M.W. Talent(s)/ Model(s) has been booked and confirmed for the particular project. Cancellation policy is as followed: 1. Less than 24 hours notice: Full session rate/fee may applied. 2. Between 24-48 hours notice: 50% of session rate/fee may be applied. 3. More than 48 hours notice: No charge. **********Notice must be given Monday – Friday, 8:30am-5pm, working business hours. Anything after the given time and days MAY BE SUBJECT to any of the following above cancellation policy. Please do contact an A.M.W. Talent Agency Representative in regarding this issue.

Tentative Bookings: Tentative bookings must be confirmed or released within 72 hours prior to the bookings. If client does not release or confirm tentative bookings the agency reserves the rights to cancel.

Travel Time: If location shoots ten miles outside of the talent(s) of where the talent(s) currently resides in then a proper and reasonable travel rate/fee for talent(s) may be applied towards the client(s). Travel time by auto; If talent furnishes own automobile then automobile travel rate/fee may be applied, for further calculation, please do contact an A.M.W. Talent Agency Representative. Travel time by air; Client is to pay for transportation, lodging and expenses if talent(s) are to be flied to location shoot, however, though please do contact an A.M.W. Talent Agency Representative in regard to this matter. Transportation provided by client: Talent traveling 60+ miles outside the center of the main particular location of the lodging that was provided by the client(s), client(s) are to pay the talent(s) for excess amount of driving, please do contact an A.M.W. Talent Agency Representative for further clarity and information. Transportation, lodging, per Diem and expenses are to be paid by the client (unless otherwise negotiated). All things considered all travel time MUST be discussed and confirmed prior to booking and at booking.

Usage Fees/Rates: Usage fees/rates must be negotiated for billboards, posters, packaging, POP’s national retail/magazine advertisements, and international usages, FSI’s stills for television/film, web usage, exclusivity, and use of actual names and/or other specialized uses. All uses for print are for one year period unless otherwise specified. Further information will be provided in regard to the usage fees/rates from an A.M.W. Talent Agency Representative.

Payment: Payment is required 30 days of the invoice date. Overdue accounts may be charged at the rate/fee of 4-5% per month of the unpaid balance. In the event of non-payment, all collection costs (including any legal expenses and court fees) will be the responsibility of the client, advertising agency or their representatives. A.M.W. Talent Agency will provide an invoice for the client(s) to fill in and A.M.W. Talent Agency will also provide a form that is needed to be signed by the client(s) that the payment section of the booking policy has been acknowledged and understood by client(s). A copy of the signed form will be given to the client(s) within 3-7 business days.

Model(s)/ Talent(s) Fees: All models/Talent fees/rates are to be paid directly to A.M.W. Talent Agency.

Client(s) Responsibility: The following are client responsibilities: Full disclosure of any extraordinary conditions or requirements for a specific job. Provide agency with complete billing information prior to a booking. Any on-set discrepancies should be reported to the A.M.W. Talent Agency immediately, and will only be discussed prior to assignment completion. Provide agency with exact wardrobe requirements, shoot location, time and date and furnish safe and secure dressing/holding facilities for talent(s)/ model(s). Provide any specific weather permits regarding booking. CLIENTS MUST SIGN TALENT/MODEL VOUCHER AT THE END OF EACH BOOKING.

Employer Liability: Model(s) and talent(s) are not the employees of A.M.W. Talent Agency.

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