Posts Tagged: RABS

Canadian Productions Digital Background Voucher

Background and productions across the USA and Canada enjoy the benefits of the RABS App & Digital Voucher. Let’s take a look at the differences between USA and Canadian production management of background and use of the RABS Digital Vouchers. The Similarities Between Canadian and US Production use of Digital Background Vouchers: Booking process: background…

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Digital Background Vouchers

Reopening during COVID has changed the way production operates, and forgoing paper for the safety of digital has been at the forefront. Fortunately, RABS has been serving shows with accurate and reliable digital vouchers and safe and efficient background management, long before the pandemic. We’ve been doing this, on the highest levels, with the biggest…

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RABS Digital Skins®

The RABS Digital Skins have taken the concept of attendance sheet and maximized the value for production. Instead of relying on paper attendance sheets and paper vouchers, shows that use the RABS Skins can check in, verify I-9s, and manage the call times of background actors in one stroke. Shows using the RABS Skins® consistently…

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The Second Page of the RABS Digital Voucher

New! A second page will now be a standard feature of all digital vouchers in the RABS App. The feature is designed to track times, changes, additions, and subtractions to each background digital voucher. The feature will also be available for union member background and will be shared with the union to facilitate any grievance…

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RABS Digital Vouchers

Whether you’re using RABS Digital Vouchers or are still caught up in paper, background and extras’ rates are a standard formula, agreed upon by production, SAG-AFTRA, and accepted by background payroll companies. The rate system is broken into three units. They are the base rate with guaranteed hours, Adjustments, and Allowances. Allowances are also called…

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Safety Interactive Training

Safety Interactive Training for Background is now included as a complimentary service for shows using the RABS Digital Vouchers Safety Interactive Training, “SIT”, may end up being an abundance of caution as productions resume.  SIT is a feature in the RABS App that supports video, infographics, quizzes, customized questions and answers, time tracking, and generates…

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RABS Digital Background Voucher

You Can Use A Digital Background Voucher, A RABS Digital Voucher The RABS App for Wrangling background comes with four core features: RABS Digital Voucher, Skin®, Wrap®, and Hot Cost technologies. Each of these features replace an aspect of the antiquated, paper based process for managing background and extras. What does the RABS Digital Voucher…

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Extras Payroll and RABS

Extras payroll is a unique vendor of movies and television. Why? Outside of show business, people may assume extras and background to be 1099 / independent contractors of movies and television. In fact, movies and television (and streaming) indirectly employ background and extras by hiring extras payroll companies (see Elevate, for example). The background and…

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Righteous Gemstones

RABS and The Righteous Gemstones When I first heard of The Righteous Gemstones, I pictured it as the spiritual successor to Arrested Development, no pun intended. The show follows a wealthy televangelist family after the death of their matriarch as they definitely don’t practice what they preach. The main plot line follows Jesse Gemstone, played by…

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RABS Digital Vouchers

The RABS App is to Digital Vouchers as… Rocky is to Philly as: Bronx Tale is to the Bronx? Chinatown is to LA? Fargo to Fargo? JFK to New Orleans? LadyBird is to Sacramento? Breaking Bad to Albuquerque? The Sopranos to Ramopo? Star Wars to a Galaxy Far, Far Away? Apocalypse Now to Nam? It’s…

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