Terms & Conditions
CLIENT INFORMATION -Showkidz Management is engaged by the talent to be their representative with in the industry and at no time is there an employer/employee relationship between Showkidz Management and talent. In accordance with the Australian Taxation Office “PAYG” withholding tax guidelines for Agents, performing artists, advertisers and advertising agencies available on the ATO website.
The “Client” or Talent is deemed to carry all obligations and requirements regarding PAYG tax deductions from talent/model fees and the payment of superannuation contributions applicable in accordance with superannuation guarantee legislation.
NOTE:The talent is exclusively represented and managed by Showkidz Management and the client can in no way deal with them directly in any form. All correspondence and booking arrangements are made directly by the client with Showkidz Management
WORKER’S COMPENSATION AND PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCES -It is the responsibility of the client as the “End User” of the talent to ensure that it is adequately covered for workers compensation and public liability insurances for the talent services. Showkidz Management does not and in no way obligated to carry such insurances for talent.
PAYG & SUPERANNUATION -It is the responsibility of the “End User”(the client) to with hold PAYG tax at 20%, according to the Australian Taxation Office guidelines.The “End User”(the client) is also required to pay Superannuation guarantee charge(SGC-currently 9%) of the total talent to the nominated superannuation fund.
RATES -Talent/model rates will be quoted by Showkidz Management separately. All gross talent/model fees are quoted exclusive of statutory superannuation guarantee contributions. Superannuation as the obligation of the “End Users” should be factored into any budget as an additional cost on top of any talent fee quoted by Showkidz Management.
Editorial day rates are judged on an 8 consecutive hour day.(Lunch break not included). Commercial day rates are judged on an 10 hour consecutive day(Lunch break not included).The rates apply to shoot time only and do not include usage.
Additional charges for(ASF) agency service fee and superannuation (if applicable)are added at the time of invoicing and should be factored in by the Client.
HOURS BOOKED/ FINISH TIMES -The total hours that the talent is booked for is the minimum hours that the talent must be paid for . Regardless of whether the job finishes earlier . If a job takes longer than the original hours booked then overtime rates will apply . The Client can reduce the total hours of a booking no less that 24 hours prior to the booking commencing . NOTE: Overtime is time and a half of the talent normal hourly rate . Where a booked talent job may finish up 29 minutes past the hour, no extra hour will be billed . Over 30 minutes ,an extra hour will be added to the invoice billing at the appropriate rate and subsequent hours.
UNDERWEAR AND SWIMWEAR -Underwear and Swimwear are charged double time of the talents normal hourly rate. TRAVEL RATE -Travel time is charged at the talents hourly rate for travel outside 15km radius of the CBD. Travel day are charged at half the talents normal day rate. CANCELLATION -If the Client does not cancel the booking 24 hours prior to the job a full fee will be charged. WEATHER CANCELLATIONS -Showkidz Management seeks to work with all Clients in good faith. First cancellation- NO FEE. Second cancellation FEE- 50% of total talent fee booking. NOTE: A 100% cancellation fee will be charged if the same talent is not re-booked.
AGENCY BOOKING SERVICE FEE -Agency booking service fee is a mandatory charge on all bookings made with Showkidz Management for talent and is a non - negotiable fee for the purpose of making a booking. The(ASF) agency service fee covers Showkidz Management costs for clients specific services such as website up keep and new talent photo shoots, administrative charges over and above Showkidz Management bookers time. The booking service fee is calculated at 10% Gross (GST exclusive) of the total talent rate/fee for all jobs including usage fees. USAGE -It is the clients responsibility to notify Showkidz Management of any intended usage before the commencement of the shoot or commercial. Use of images, by way of (but not restricted to) Advertising, Posters, Swing Tags, Billboard, Websites, Bus advertising etc, must be negotiated and agreed too by Showkidz Management prior to the booking taking place . Usage rights are not granted to the client until payment has been received in full. Any further extension of usage or territory must be immediately notified to and negotiated with Showkidz Management .Any image or television campaigns/commercials used without written authorization or prior approval from Showkidz Management will be deemed unauthorized usage and will be subject to legal proceedings . Once legal proceedings commence against the Client , Showkidz Management will seek compensation for talent usage, legal fees and court costs.
TELEVISION -Commercials and stills are to be negotiated at the time of the booking and are quoted for a twelve month on air for release in Australia only. Any extensions or territories must be negotiated and agree to by Showkidz Management immediately. No talent may commence a television booking until the applicable MEAA contract has been completed and signed by Showkidz Management as the talent exclusive representative.
PAYMENT TERMS -Showkidz Management works on a strict Nett 30 days payment terms from invoice date. Showkidz Management must receive full invoice payment for job talent fees and Showkidz Management non - negotiable 10% Gross (ASF) agency service fee before the talent image usage is granted by Showkidz Management. A finance charge of 2.5% per month will be charged on all invoices that exceed the 30 days from invoice date.
Showkidz Management takes an industry standard commission according to the type of work that the talent is booked for.