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ITV Agreement

Published: 12 October 2020 | 14:20 PM Updated: 03 November 2020 | 16:19 PM
Agreement

The agreement between ITV and the MU  applies to in-house ITV productions, and sets out the minimum terms and conditions for engaging session musicians for ITV content. The agreement covers:

  • live sessions and the broadcasting of events
  • musicians engaged to record specially composed music (e.g. titles, jingles or incidental music)
  • the reuse of existing performance footage
  • secondary exploitation of musicians’ performances (e.g. TV sales, DVD and DTO)
  • rates for signed bands and artists (Self-Contained Groups).

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Rates of pay and fees effective from 1 July 2019

Basic recording fees

Type Fee Overtime
Basic 3 hour session £201.00 £36.00 per 15 mins
4 out of 5' hour session £218.00 £29.00 per 15 mins

Recording for programmes that are not for full network broadcast may be paid at a discounted rate.

Combined Use Recording Fees

Scale Fee per hour Minimum Fee Overtime (per 15 mins)
1 £116.00 £232.00 £29.00
2 £86.00 £172.00 £21.50
3 £78.00 £234.00 £19.50

Additional Fees

Type Fee per 3-hour session Fee Per additional hour
Doubling £16.00 £5.00
Trebling £32.00 £10.00
Overdubbing Plus 125% of session fee per overdub

Porterage

Category A Category B Category C Category D
£24.00 £16.00 (cap £32.00) £11.00 By Negotiation