Talent Business Affairs – ttc



The TEAM Companies provide comprehensive support for managing the hiring and use of union or non-union talent in your commercial or other advertising projects. Many factors impact the cost of using an actor, singer, puppeteer, voice-over talent or other performer in your project. Those factors include:

  • Which union contract the project falls under based on script content
  • Which roles can be cast as extras vs. principal performers
  • Whether there are extraordinary requirements being asked of the performer, such as cutting or shaving their hair, performing a physically challenging action or working in a potentially risky environment
  • Through what media the project will be distributed and shown

The TEAM Companies Talent Business Affairs experts will help you make the most informed decisions so that you avoid unforeseen costs, fines or other claims. Our services include:

  • Talent agreement and release review
  •  Talent contract preparation
  •  Script and storyboard reviews for cast category evaluation
  •  Session and Residual/Use estimating for talent
  •  Assist with drafting casting specs
  •  Cast Clearance
  •  Taft Hartley Report preparation & submission
  •  PSA waiver preparation & submission
  •  In-depth interpretation of SAG-AFTRA, AFM-CFM, ACTRA & UDA agreements and guidelines


The TEAM Companies can arrange signatory support, partnering non-signatory producers with a signatory producer so that union actors, voice-over artists, extras, stunt performers, singers and musicians can work on a specific project.