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South African Guild of Editors releases 2016 Rate Card

For the past 14 years, the South African Guild of Editors (SAGE) has published an annual rate card of recommended remuneration for editors.

The list includes Daily & Weekly rates in South Africa for: Story editors (offline), Finishing editors (online), 1st Assistant editors, 2nd assistants, logger/digitisers, subtitlers and Sound editor or designers. The 3 tier rate system allows for variation in rates according to past experience.

Download the pdf rate card here: SAGE Editors Rate Card 2016

SAGE’s mandate as a guild is visible in their aims to improve the skills, opportunities and working conditions of editors, and to represent editors at government level. This guide for Post Production rates in South Africa certainly helps to protect some of the people that keep the local industry going.

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