How are directors paid?
Directors of a company are usually paid based on the contract that they signed with the company.
Machinima directors are payed for the amount of views a video gets. Legally, directors are not allowed to disclose the amount they get paid. However, I have heard rumors they directors are paid $50 per 100k views. Don't quote me! this cannot be true because hutch has 47,609,887 vies wich would mean that if you multiplied 476*$50 you would get a total of $23,800 which is definently not enogh to live off of full time.
It varies a lot depending on the director and depending on the actors. Most directors will be paid more than the actors who are in their movies, but if the actor is a "big name" or a lead, they may be paid more than the director. Furthermore, directors (and sometimes actors) often receive money based on how much a movie makes at the box office, so their exact final amount received will depend on how…