the media and entertainment union
a sector of Prospect

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Please visit the related pages for information about the recommended or going rates for a number of grades covered by BECTU.

With the exception of rates for our theatre members which are determined by the collective bargaining agreements with the Society of London Theatre (SOLT) and UK Theatre (formerly the Theatrical Management Association), the information here reflects the recommended going rates set by the relevant freelance branch(es), covering film and independent production, after consultation with members. 

Union members in film/tv/commercials who need advice on current going rates in skillsets not covered in the Rates area should contact the London Production Division at  BECTU Head Office.

For information about rates of pay which apply to the union's employed members please refer to the relevant national official.