A Major Production Company responsible for hits such as Four Weddings and a Funeral and Atonement has been reported as underpaying extras. Extras have complained they are being hired below agreed industry minimum rates to appear in Anna Karenina a movie starring Keira Knightley. The news prompted BECTU to call on producers’ body PACT to police its members and ensure they are operating according to terms agreed by both bodies.
They are being paid £100 for a 12-
The agreement requires any extra working on a PACT film to be paid £83.72 for a nine-
Kirby added it is the responsibility of PACT to ensure its members are operating according to industry agreements. The minimum Equity rate for a nine-
Shed Productions is partly owned by Warner Brothers.