Client FAQs

Below are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we receive. 

Q:    What information do I need to provide in order to book a talent?

A:    Talent Group must present all the details of every booking request to the talent 
       prior to the date and time of the booking. All negotiations pertaining to the details of 
       the booking must be discussed and agreed upon by talent and the client prior to the 
The information we need includes: 

  • Project name
  • Advertiser or client
  • Invoice information (name, address, phone number, and e-mail address of the party who will be paying for the talent and agency fees)
  • Project usage (broadcast, non-broadcast, web, social media, print, mixed media, digital media, etc.)
  • Term of usage (13-weeks, 26-weeks, 1-year, 2-years, 3-years, etc.)
  • Start date for usage
  • Project rates
    - Fitting rate (if applicable)
    - Travel rate (if applicable)
    - Shoot Day rate
    - Usage rates
    - Expenses (travel costs, mileage, parking, per diem, etc.)
  • Location of recording session
  • Length of recording session (by the hour, half day, full day, etc.)
  • Date of recording
  • Call time for talent
  • Wardrobe requests for talent to bring along
  • Hair and make-up requests (if no make-up artist will be on set)

Q:    Is Talent Group licensed?

A:    Yes. Talent Group, Inc. is a private employment agency that has been licensed by 
        the State of Illinois Department of Labor to operate as an employment counsellor. 
        In addition, all talent representatives on staff have been tested and licensed by the 
        State of Illinois Department of Labor to operate as employment counsellors.

Q:    What are Talent Group’s payment terms?

A:    Talent Group invoices are due net 30 days from the date of invoice.

Q:    What forms of payment does Talent Group accept?

A:    Talent Group accepts checks, money orders, cashier’s checks, cash, ACH deposits,
        and major credit cards (including Visa, MasterCard, Discover, & American
        Express) for payment of invoices from our clients.  Note: a 3% processing fee in
        addition to the total invoice balance is applicable for credit card payments.

Other questions?

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