If you're considering a career in the television and film industry, it's important to understand how hourly rates work in this field. The laws governing this industry are complex, and there are a number of factors that affect your hourly rate. The factors that go into determining your hourly rate include where you live, how experienced you are, what skills you have, the type of project you are working on, and many other factors. In this article, we'll talk about where these laws come from and what they mean for you as a television or film freelancer. We'll also provide a calculator so you can easily see your hourly rate so you know how much to charge for your projects.