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Residual Payments

When a production is exploited in a market other than the market provided for in the declared Use and the producer has elected not to adopt the Use payment system in Article B5, Performers shall be paid the following minimum Use fees based upon the following percentages of Net Fees earned during the production of the production. Use fees shall be paid within thirty (30) days of the date of such Use.

Theatrical Use
When a production produced with a declared Use of Free Television, Pay Television, Cable Television, Compact Devices, or Educational Television is distributed for theatrical Use, the Producer shall pay to Performers the following percentages of the Performers’ Net Fees for unlimited theatrical Use:

(a) productions sixty (60) minutes or less in length 15%
(b) productions exceeding sixty (60) minutes in length 35%

Free Television
(a) Use in Canada
(i) each domestic run 30%
(ii) each Use on a single television station:
Toronto/Hamilton 20%
all other stations 10%

When the aggregate of payments to the Performer for Use
under subparagraph (a)(ii) above has reached thirty percent
(30%) of the Performer’s Net Fees, the Producer shall be
entitled to authorize broadcast of the Production one (1) time
on one (1) television station in each market in Canada in which
the Production has not been so used.

(b) Use in the United States

Use Network Syndicated Non-commercial
first 35% 25% 25%
second 30% 20% 20%
third 25% 15% 15%
fourth 25% 15% 15%
fifth and subsequent 10% 10% 10%

(c) World Market
(i) each Use in any country except Canada, United States, United Kingdom,
and Germany 10%
(ii) each Use in United Kingdom 5%
(iii) each Use in Germany 4%
(iv) each Use in any single country except
Canada, United States, United Kingdom,
and Germany 2%

Pay Television
(a) Use in Canada
for each three (3) months’ Use in Canada 10%
for twelve (12) months’ Use in Canada 25%

(b) Use in the United States
for each three (3) months’ Use in the U.S. 15%
for twelve (12) months’ Use in the U.S. 30%

(c) Use in foreign markets
for each three (3) months’ Use in foreign markets 15%
for twelve (12) months’ Use in foreign markets 30%

Cable Television
(a) Use in Canada
each one (1) year of Use in Canada 10%

(b) Use in the United States
each one (a) year of Use in the U.S. 15%

(c) Use in foreign markets
each one (1) year of Use in foreign markets 15%

Compact Devices
(a) Use in Canada
each one (1) year of Use in Canada 10%

(b) Use in the United States
each one (1) year of Use in the U.S. 15%

(c) Use in foreign markets
each one (1) year of Use in foreign markets 15%

Educational Television
(a) Use in Canada
each one (1) year of Use in Canada 10%

(b) Use in the United States
each one (1) year of Use in the U.S. 15%

(c) Use in foreign markets
each one (1) year of Use in foreign markets 15%


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