The ACTRAonline Opportunity Pilot Project (AOPP) is a designed for producers of online ads. Budgeting for AOPP projects is easy because one year of Use fees for Performers in residual categories is included in the rates.

For further information about the ACTRAonline Opportunity Pilot Project (AOPP), including details about qualification criteria, terms and conditions, please contact an ACTRA branch.

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How does it work?

To qualify for the AOPP, a commercial production must meet the following requirements:

  • Be for digital media Use only;
  • Have a budget of $75,000 or less;
  • No stunts; and
  • All-Canadian performers.

Qualifying productions can cast a Principal Performer for an eight-hour session for a one-time, all-in fee of $1,000.

Performer fees include one year of online use of the commercial. That’s right, it’s an all-in fee that provides 365 days of use on digital platforms:

You hire

You pay

Session

Principal Performer

$1,000

8 hours

Silent on Camera

$1,000

8 hours

Voice-over

$700

4 hours

Background Performer

$288

8 hours

To qualify for the Local & Regional AOPP, a commercial production must meet the following requirements:

  • Be for digital media Use only;
  • Have a budget of $48,650 or less;
  • No stunts;
  • All-Canadian performers.

Qualifying productions can cast a Principal Performer for a six-hour session for a one-time, all-in fee for as little as $516.49.

Performer fees include one year of online use of the commercial. That’s right, it’s an all-in fee that provides 365 days of use on digital platforms:

You hire

You pay

Session

Region 1

Region 2

Region 3

Region 4

Principal Performer

$703.88

$589.65

$516.49

$784.68

6 hours

Silent on Camera

$677.61

$568.23

$491.84

$766.56

6 hours

Voice-over

$312.83

$215.12

$187.03

$440.47

1 hour

Background Performer

$200.00

$200.00

$200.00

$200.00

6 hours

Region 1: British Columbia; or Prairie Provinces (Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba)
Region 2: Manitoba (including Ontario, east to Thunder Bay); or Saskatchewan; or Alberta (including Peace River, BC); or Atlantic Provinces; or southeast Ontario (Ottawa/Kingston) or southwest Ontario (London, Windsor)
Region 3: Northern Ontario; or Newfoundland and Labrador; or Nova Scotia; or New Brunswick; or Prince Edward Island; or Northwest Territories; or Nunavut; or Yukon
Region 4: Applicable to commercials produced in either British Columbia or the Prairie Provinces for use in both areas inclusively

Have a question?

For further information about the ACTRAonline Opportunity Pilot Project (AOPP), including details about qualification criteria, terms and conditions, please contact your local ACTRA Branch office.