As an Independent Filmmaker, (a.k.a. the Producer of a/your Project), you will be auditioning Independent Actors for your Project. As an Independent the Actor is not an employee, nor partner, nor agent of the Producer and/or of the Production Company.
Signing this contract the independent Actor is assigning any and all Rights to their work performance over to the Producer. This Agreement is a four page, eleven clause legal document. This Agreement between the independent Actor and the Producer is drafted in plain English that is easy to read and comprehend.
The Agreement may be filled in on your computer or printed out and filled in later.
Boiler–plate clauses, amongst others in the Agreement, include: confidentiality, dismissal for drug/alcohol/illegal photographs/nuisance etc., engagement dates, termination notice.
We regularly receive feedback that we have successfully drafted our filmmaker contracts to be as complete as possible for all legal situations. However, should you experience a unique personal situation requiring the drafting of a special clause, please contact us at your convenience. Otherwise, you may be obliged to find a local entertainment lawyer experienced in the film making industry who will draft any and all other clauses for your Project’s unique situation or circumstance.
There are two forms of this Agreement. The first agreement is drafted for the Actor’s free/gratis grant of her/his/Acting skills in the Producer’s Project. The Project may be a film, music video, stage play, documentary, animation/cartoon voice-over etc.
The second form of the Agreement is the Independent Actor for Pay.
This Agreement is one of the contracts in the Actor’s Deal and Director’s Deal.