The European Scheduling & Budgeting Workshop

Why Production Value?

What is Production Value?

The Production Value Tutors

The Production Value Partners

Are you a Junior Assistant Director?

Are you a Junior Line Producer?

Are you a producer with a project to schedule & budget?

Are you a producer planning a limited series?

Production Value Reports

Surveys on impact of Production Value

Production Value in the Press

Working Conditions for Filming

Working Conditions in Switzerland


EU citizens can work 90 working days per year without working permit. Submission of a notification form to the cantonal authorites where the work takes place is required. Please consult regulations. Other citizens need a working permit.

Working Hours


Consult the official list (2016, PDF) and have a look at the standard contract regulations (2020, PDF).

Social Benefits

Every employee is entitled to the following benefits (percentage based on gross salary):

To be split 50-50% between employer and employee:

+ Vacations: 8.33%, below 20 and above 50 years of age: 10.6% to be paid fully by employer


Per diems for outside Switzerland are to be negotiated.

Actor's Rates

Usually around 1'500 - 2'500 CHF


CHF 50 for half a day. CHF 80 — 100 per day, depending on job.
Up to CHF 200 for featured extras

Sources of Information

The Films That Got Made

Are you a Former Participant or Tutor of Production Value?