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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
9610
 
Phraseology:

MOTION PICTURES — production — in studios and outside — all employees

The actual remuneration of actors, musicians, producers and the motion picture director must be included, subject to a maximum of $128,700 per year per person.

When such employees do not work the entire year, the payroll limitation shall be prorated based upon the number of weeks in which such employees worked during the policy period.

Footnote:

This classification applies to companies that specialize in the production of motion pictures, television features, commercials, music videos, videotaped depositions, videotaped court proceedings or industrial films that are recorded on motion picture film stock, videotape, digital or other media.

Employees engaged exclusively in the electronic editing of digital files using computerized editing equipment are assignable to Classification 8810, Clerical Office Employees, subject to the Standard Exceptions rule. See Part 3, Section III, Rule 4, Standard Exceptions.

Employees who create animation using computer or digital applications are assignable to Classification 8810, Clerical Office Employees, subject to the Standard Exceptions rule. See Part 3, Section III, Rule 4, Standard Exceptions.

The payroll limitation of this classification is applicable to the director responsible for all aspects of production. The payroll for all other directors such as assistant and associate directors is not subject to limitation.

The payroll limitation also applies to motion picture producers responsible for overseeing the financial, administrative and creative aspects of a motion picture.

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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$1.63New/Renewal
7/1/2017$1.60New/Renewal
1/1/2017$1.74New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

MOTION PICTURES — production — in studios and outside — all employees

Phraesology:
MOTION PICTURES — production — in studios and outside — all employees

The actual remuneration of actors, musicians, producers and the motion picture director must be included, subject, however, to a maximum of $122,200 per year per person.

When such employees do not work the entire year, the payroll limitation shall be prorated based upon the number of weeks in which such employees worked during the policy period.

Footnote:
This classification applies to firms that specialize in the production of motion pictures, television features, commercials, music videos or industrial films that are recorded on motion picture film stock, videotape, digital or other media. Employees engaged exclusively in the electronic editing of digital files using computerized editing equipment are assignable to Classification 8810(1), Clerical Office Employees, provided they otherwise meet the definition of Clerical Office Employees as contained in Part 3,Section III, Rule 4. Employees who create animation using computer or digital applications are assignable to Classification 8810(1), Clerical Office Employees, provided they otherwise meet the definition of Clerical Office Employees as contained in Part 3, Section III, Rule 4. The payroll limitation of this classification is applicable to the director responsible for all aspects of production. The payroll for all other directors such as assistant and associate directors is not subject to limitation. The payroll limitation also applies to motion picture producers responsible for overseeing the financial, administrative and creative aspects of a motion picture.

1/1/2017
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