Booking contract for employees Technical domains Content reservation contract for employees… 3, Section 1, Scope of the agreement and duration of validity… Unlike previous agreements, an increase in royalties is now included, which means that there will be an automatic annual increase by the next renegotiation. A late payment clause has also been added, so that if the payment is not made in accordance with the agreement, interest can be claimed. EDS was established at the end of 2017 and ensures that performers receive royalties and other ancillary payments for those arising from the union`s collective agreements. The funds collected and distributed by EDS are paid in addition to broadcasters and television companies, which are also due in accordance with the union`s agreements. In April, during the blockade, the equity team made the next distribution of the year remotely, with a total of $715,000 sent to actors. Payments included channel 4Seven broadcasts, 7 MGM film titles made under the Equitys film contract, HBO game of thrones royalties, Canal Plus payments for the classic series The Avengers and New Avengers, and aunts for a series of cast album recordings. May`s cast amounted to $908,000 and was sent to more than 5,000 performers engaged in equity contracts in a series of radio, television, film and cast album productions. These include payments for audio, comedy and entertainment titles broadcast on Radio 4Extra between April 2018 and March 2019. Equity negotiates an annual lump sum payment as part of a licensing agreement with the BBC so that the programmes can be used on its digital radio station.
Equity processes all program data and calculates and makes payments to artists mandated by Equity as part of the agreement. 16 usage times for each transmission pair in accordance with the agreement between the association and the Union in force at the time.