File puptcrit/puptcrit.0810, message 244

Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 07:10:13 -0400
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] music video puppetry

The one time I did something like that, I charged $1000 for the 
building and use of the puppet (it was a marionette).  After the 
shoot, I retained ownership of the puppet.  This was on top of my SAG fee.


At 05:39 AM 10/17/2008, you wrote:
>I wanted to ask if anyone had suggestions for pricing for building 
>and puppeteering a hand puppet -- which will be the main character 
>in a low-budget music video.
>I have some experience performing puppetry on music videos / 
>commercials for MTV where I received SAG scale, approx. $600 day 
>rate. However, I've never built puppets for a music video, so I 
>could really use some pointers as to a decent asking price for the 
>construction of the puppet. Thanks for your help.
>Best regards,
>Michael Moodoo
>Moodoo Puppets
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