Manage payments all in one place
Pay talent quickly and securely with StarNow Payments - Powered by Backstage.
Save time and skip the paperwork. Now you can pay talent directly on StarNow! Manage your full project lifecycle — from hiring talent, to receiving deliverables, to payment — all in one place.Get Started
Make payments instantly
StarNow lets you quickly and securely pay talent for a role. No need to manage bank details or reconcile off-platform payments, we keep it easy and organized.
Streamline project management
Now you can hire talent, collaborate on deliverables, and pay for work all in one place. Securely manage your entire project lifecycle on StarNow.
Improve privacy and security
We use Stripe to process all transactions, the same payments platform used and trusted by Fortune 500 companies. Payments are quick, accurate, and secure.
Simplify tax compliance
Avoid dealing with 1099s. When you pay talent with StarNow, we’ll automatically report all necessary tax forms to the IRS for you.
How It Works
Here’s an overview of how StarNow Payments - Powered by Backstage works:
Select the performer you’d like to hire.
You can send them a payment directly, or order an asset (such as a video or audio file).
If you order an asset, you can approve it before you pay. Or, you can send payment right away.
Your talent is paid securely via Stripe, and we take care of your 1099s.
You can manage your entire project lifecycle, from hiring to payment, with StarNow Payments - Powered by Backstage.
Please note, currently this is only available for US-based projects paying US-based talent. Go to our Help Center to learn more on how you can use StarNow Payments - Powered by Backstage to streamline your casting and hiring process, and for FAQ.