Please compare: weekly fees - scope from 1.4.2020, page 17
The weekly fee applies to the weekly regular working hours of 40 hours agreed in the general contract for film and television professionals under TZ 5.2.
II. 1 Scope:
For the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Matter on fact: For non-publicly organized companies producing films. 1.2.1. This collective wage agreement does not obtain advertising films.
Personal: For all Film and TV professionals – like stated in the collective agreement -who are working directly in a context of a film or TV production.
These are, in particular, activities in the trades: directing, production, equipment / set design, camera, performing artists (actors, singers, dancers), image editing / film editor, sound, post-processing / VFX, lighting / camera set, Make-up, costume design, special effects, stunt as well as assistants of the aforementioned sectors and filmmakers in similar or other activities directly related to the production of films.
This does not obtain film and television professionals who are exclusively engaged in dubbing.
The Mediafon - the ver.di / FilmUnion's advisory network for the self-employed
Individual questions can be answered via the mediafon. The Mediafon is the ver.di / FilmUnion's advisory network for the self-employed. Mediafon Nord individual advice from experts: inside who work as filmmakers themselves and who work with a competent and qualified level of knowledge.
Other collective agreements
In terms of:
Please check directly TV-FFS collective agreement (in German only) or contact us.
Statutory minimum wage
The statutory minimum wage amounts since January 1, 2020 has been EUR 9.35 is gross per hour. The statutory minimum wage obtains also the film industry in case there are no higher wages of a collective agreements.
The statutory minimum wage obtains:
The statutory minimum wage does NOT obtain:
(See also the information from the German Trade Union Confederation: www.dgb.de )
Generally, in regards of surcharge the law ArbeitszeitG states:
There is no surcharge for overtime and work on sunday but for work at nighttime (between 11 pm and 6 am, §2 ArbeitszeitG). A minimum surcharge of 25% per hour must be paid or a corresponding time off must be granted.
Provisions are still possible provided that they relate to the part of the wage entitlement that exceeds the minimum wage.