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TV and Film Agreements


On this page you will find information about:

  • Agreements with BBC, ITV, PACT and TAC
  • Recordings made for news reporting
  • List of MU agreements

BBC

This agreement applies to in-house BBC productions, and sets out the minimum terms and conditions for engaging session musicians for BBC TV and Radio content. The agreement covers:

ITV

This agreement applies to in-house ITV productions, and sets out the minimum terms and conditions for engaging session musicians for ITV content. The agreement covers:

PACT

This agreement applies to content produced by independent TV production companies (producing content for all broadcasters, including the BBC) and film production companies. The agreement sets out the minimum terms and conditions for engaging session musicians, and covers:

TAC (Teledwyr Annibynnol Cymru – Welsh Independent Producers)

This agreement applies to content produced by independent TV production companies primarily creating content for Welsh broadcasters. The agreement sets out the minimum terms and conditions for engaging session musicians, and covers:

News Access

The MU’s News Access Code of Practice governs recordings made specifically for news reporting purposes.