Tom Rizzo talks with Kim Roberts, Executive Director, at The Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund regarding GETTING READY FOR JULY 1 (and beyond).
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As a follow up to the recent FMSMF webinar, Tom and Kim discuss some of the common, and not so common, questions that came up, including:
- How can one check to be certain all the eligible sessions I worked on have been submitted to the FMSMF?
- My beneficiary is my living trust. Will that work re my FMSMF residuals?
- Will residuals on my work be paid in perpetuity, after my death?
- So how do you check that FMSMF has the correct information for the contracts I am on.
- What happens to any checks that went to my old address and were not cashed?
- If you're on social security. How will the residuals affect social security?
We hope you enjoy and gain insights from this very timely and important podcast episode affecting your career and finances.
More About Our Guest:
Kim Roberts Hedgpeth is Executive Director of the Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund, a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit organization established to track, collect and distribute residual payments for the re-use of theatrical and television motion pictures in “supplemental” markets as defined by the Film and Television Agreements between the Studios and the American Federation of Musicians. The Fund also serves as a resource for motion picture professionals in fostering the motion picture industry. The Executive Director is the chief executive of the Fund, determines Fund policy and is responsible for all Fund operations, management of Fund contributions, and ensuring that the Fund carries out its obligations as defined by the Collective Bargaining Agreements. During the past five years, collections by the Fund have averaged $81 Million annually.
For more information about the Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund and Kim Roberts Hedgpeth please visit www.fmsmf.org