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IPA Agreement

Updated: 06 January 2022 | 18:31 PM
Agreement

The agreement between the MU and IPA (Institute of Practitioners in Advertising) for recording session musicians.

Rates of pay for session musicians effective from 1 January 2022

Recording session fees

Number of musicians 1-34 musicians 35+ musicians
Single medium only £140.45 £140.45
TV & Radio £166.30 £155.25
TV & Cinema £151.55 £141.65
TV & Radio & Cinema £179.90 £167.60

Ancillary use fees

Number of musicians 1 to 10 11 to 20 21 to 34 35 or more
Individual use fee £47.65 £44.80 £39.55 £35.60
All ancillary uses £140.60 £131.15 £122.65 £114.45

(See agreement for schedule of ancillary uses)

Branded Communications fees

Number of musicians 1 hour 2 hour 3 hour
1 to 10 £431.20 £554.40 £616.00
11 to 20 £388.05 £492.85 £591.35
21 to 34 £344.95 £431.20 £492.85
35 to 54 £277.20 £357.30 £400.40
55 or more £215.65 £277.20 £308.00

Additional fees

Doubling Trebling
Plus 25% of session fee plus 40% of session fee

Overdubbing

First overdub Each subsequent overdub
Plus 125% of session fee plus 140% of session fee

Porterage

Category A £23.25
Category B £17.30 (cap £28.40)
Category C £11.50
Category D By negotiation

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