South African Performing Artists Managers Association is a voluntary association for agents who represent actors and performers in the film and advertising industry with the aim to encourage best practices from its members by improving inter-agent communication and between agents and the industry.
Potential new members need to have been registered and trading for a minimum of
2 years to be considered.
80% of performers of SAPAMA agencies must be professionals in their field.
Commission charged by a SAPAMA agent may not exceed 20%.
SAPAMA members shall not represent extras or day players.
Owners or Managers of Agencies may not submit themselves for any moving media or stills work.
The talent of SAPAMA members may not be represented by another agency in the same field, i.e. commercials, voice, theatre etc.
Talent may be represented by more than one agent only if the agents are not in the same region or in different categories (film-voice).
The following documents are required for Membership to SAPAMA enabling our effort to create a formal licensing program for Agencies in South Africa:
PROOF OF ID OF APPLICANT
QUALIFYING EXPERIENCE RECORD
PROOF OF SOUTH AFRICAN ADDRESS OF AGENCY
LETTER FROM LANDLORD FOR AGENCIES IN A MIXED – USED BUILDING
YOUR BUSINESS REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE (CK NUMBER)
SARS REGISTRATION NUMBER
VAT REGISTRATION NUMBER
For further information on becoming a member, head on over to the contacts page and send us an email.
Production Houses & Casting Directors
Below are just a handful of the production houses and casting directors we work with on a daily basis
Bonnie Lee Bouman
The Casting Studio
The Casting Co