Björn Sjöstrand, working as a freelance actor. One day he received a tip from one of their agents on a mission for a campaign film, let. It was then that it burst for him.
" I was cursed. It was stated that they do not have to pay anything, but get the coffee instead, " says Björn Sjöstrand.
the Ad is written by the social democrats in Malmö and the case of a film that aims to get more people to vote in elections to the european Parliament. In the ad, which was published on the statistdatabasen extra.see, is the following:
”do you Think you have skådespelartalang, likes to invite on yourself and want to contribute to increased turnout? Please let us know. We are looking for 4 persons of which one shall be over the age of 60.”
available data on, inter alia, the location and the amount of compensation, in the form of ”snack food”, which made Björn Sjöstrand upset.
" It is unworthy of a party that is committed to fair wages, and incomprehensible how a party can use people like this. You get the script and read the lines, wouldn't that count as job?, he says.
During last year's campaign launched the social democrats ten points for more orderliness in the labour market. ”Decent conditions” in the workplace became a catchphrase and was described in the action plan as a prerequisite for better welfare, faster integration and a kompromisslöshet against crime, and thus a stronger community.
that he has not addressed any accusations against statistdatabasen, and that he would take equal offense at something another political party did the same. He thinks that it is important that those who work as extras get the appreciation they deserve.
for many years I was a self actor. Without them, there is no movie, it would be cold and dull. Therefore, it is important that they get all the attention they can get, " says Björn Sjöstrand, who adds that normally he get between 3.000 and 5.000 sek for a job.
– They should pay statisterna a decent price, this is a disgrace. They should get a swift kick somewhere!
The much-criticized ad from the social democrats in Malmo is not the only one from the lot. In the same statistdatabas is an ad that applies to a valfilmsinspelning in Stockholm. Where is the compensation on the 7,500 sek for the key role, which is 3000 sek for the smaller roles and 999 sek for barnroller.
the social democrats in Malmö, sweden. The party's local chief of staff, Luciano Astudillo said to Kvällsposten that he agrees with the edge of the lake – ”when you hire people to do a job you should also pay the salary” – but this is not regarded as a job.
" You should read up a text we have already written and we have already received responses from 22 individuals who would like to set up. It takes maybe 30 seconds to a minute and is recorded with a mobile phone camera. One should not enlarge it, " says Astudillo to Kvällsposten.
" We felt that we needed different characters. The symbolic payment is that we offer food and snacks. I understand that to be misunderstood, if we interpret it as if it is a commercial.
< 's head of negotiations at the Swedish theatre union representing professional professionals actor. Whether the social democrats made the right or wrong is difficult for her to answer, since the association does not represent extras, and therefore cannot pronounce itself on the statisters rights or wage levels. At the same time, "says Madeleine Wagemyr that it is impossible to determine if it is indeed a statistuppdrag or a skådespelaruppdrag when it comes to the social Democrats' valfilm.
”That there is a written script usually talk to there is a skådespelarinsats. But if they are just going to read aloud from a piece of paper without having to learn the lines, it sounds more like a statistuppdrag,” she writes in an e-mail.
”If it would be a skådespelarinsats in a promotional/informational films, it is our recommendation that they shall request at least 6.000 per inspelningsdag,” she continues.