Do actors get paid when filming or when the show airs .?
So if a new show was in development (filming) , do the actors get paid during this ? Or do they have to wait for the show to air to get paid ?
- R KLv 79 years agoFavorite Answer
usually when their camera work is over. actors get paid for their camera time whether the show airs or not.
- CogitoLv 79 years ago
It depends entirely on what contract their agent has negotiated for them. Few actors could afford to work for more than a few weeks without being paid, so the deal is often that they get paid a certain fee monthly (or weekly) and then a percentage of the profits when the film/TV show comes out.
Major stars get only a huge set sum agreed in advance, or nothing at all upfront and a percentage at the end.
New actors often work on a profit-share basis - they work for free, even putting their own money into the production - and then each person involved takes an equal percentage of the profits when it's all finished.
- JasmineLv 69 years ago
I guess it depends. You'd either get paid when you're done filming, or while filming.Source(s): Actress/Model/Singer