All crew rates on this page are taken from the latest BECTU and APA rate cards.
All are subject to kit hire fees as outlined in the box below the crew rates.
Documentary and Factual
TV and Film
Branded Content / Commercial / APA***
Taken from the 2022 APA rate card
Example Kit Rates
Basic PSC / ENG / Corporate / Short Drama - £200/day
- Recorder / Mixer, 2x Radios, 1x Boom & mics for INT / EXT
1x Timecode Box
Long form Scripted Drama - £/weekly
Under Long form you have access to my complete kit package.
Any special items beyond the remit of the discussed requirements and rates will be charge on a daily basis.
Compact Audio Playback Rig - £200
Laptop with DAW and Timecode prepped track(s)
Additional Boom: £15
Radio mic kits: £35 per channel
Radio IEM/Headsets: £15 each
Radio Camera Feed: mono £30 | stereo £60 (per camera)
Timecode sync box: £15 each
Timecode Slate: £35
Please get in touch for detailed pricing on specific items or any special requests, such as in-ear playback and cueing systems.
*The BECTU rate cards are public documents of the going and expected rates for crew. The latest sound department sheet can be found on their website.
** APA rates are set by APA and should be adhered to by all APA members and APA agencies producing commercial and branded content.
NOTE: All rates on this page were correct a time of writing but subject to change without notice based on industry review and new BECTU and APA rate cards being published. To guarantee the very latest correct rates please either ask for a quote or take a look at the easily found rate cards from the union bodies.