The ‘intermittence du spectacle’ applies to any technician in the audiovisual industry who works as either a self-employed person or on a fixed-term contract for cultural projects. This excludes productions made for commercial purposes (e.g., advertising, TV, etc). The benefits scheme is provided by the Ministère de la Culture.
Through the intermittence, you can receive up to 121 days of benefit payments (the daily amount of the social minimum wage for skilled workers) over a period of 365 days.
To be eligible to receive the intermittence du spectacle, you must document the days during which you have worked on a project in an official logbook, which you can request from the Ministère de la Culture. Simply fill out this form (French) and send it to:
Ministère de la Culture
4, boulevard Roosevelt
The logbook will be filled out by you and your employer.
If you need any further information, you can call or email the public servant in charge of ‘aides aux artistes prof. indép. et intermittents du spectacle’, which you can find in the telephone directory of the Ministère de la Culture.
You can apply if:
Your application should include:
Now that you are an 'intermittent/e du spectacle', you need to request your benefits by noting the number of days you were out of work.
These days should not include:
You can request the benefits for these days by sending this form via post to the address above or via email to .