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Stunt Performer

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Stunt performers work in the film and television industry, standing in for actors in dangerous, specialised or physically difficult scenes. They need excellent stunt skills to make it look easy.

The Work

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Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Stunt performers are usually freelance, working on a production on a contract basis. Fees depend on the type of production and are usually higher for feature films than for television. For example, the BBC agreement is £335 a day, and for cinema films the minimum daily rate is £564.00.

The Equity website lists the latest recommended minimum rates of pay.

Conditions

Employment Status UK %

Past Unemployment
Scotland


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Getting In

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What Does it Take?

You should have:

You should also be:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Creative and Cultural Skills
E-mail: edinburgh@ccskills.org.uk
Website: http://www.ccskills.org.uk/
Website (2): https://ccskills.org.uk/careers
Twitter: @CCskills
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ccskills

Creative and Cultural Skills is the Sector Skills Council for advertising, crafts, cultural heritage, design, music, performing, literary and visual arts. Creative Choices is their career information website.

Creative Skillset Scotland
Tel: 020 7713 9800
E-mail: info@creativeskillset.org
Website: http://creativeskillset.org/
Twitter: @SkillsetSSC
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/creativeskillset

Creative Skillset works with the UK’s screen-based creative media industries to develop skills and talent from classroom to boardroom.

Equity
Tel: 020 7379 6000
E-mail: info@equity.org.uk
Website: http://www.equity.org.uk/
Twitter: @EquityUK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EquityUK

Membership of Equity is open not just those in the acting profession but to anyone working professionally in the field of entertainment.

Joint Industry Grading Scheme (JIGS)
Website: http://jigs.org.uk/

Producers' Alliance for Cinema and Television (PACT)
Tel: 020 7380 8230
Website: http://www.pact.co.uk

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