No More Money for You! China’s Proposed Restriction on Actor Compensations


At a recent review session of the Film Industry Promotion Law (2nd Discussion Draft), a number of NPC Standing Committee (the “Committee”) members called for an upper limit on compensations for actors in movies and TV shows.[1]  To combat what is known as “sky-high film compensations,” the Committee proposes that the total payments to all actors in a film should not exceed 30% of the total production cost.[2]

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