TV Distribution Agreement (projects)
The Independent Filmmaker wants her/his project distributed. This contract is for TV distribution. If your Project is at the stage of distribution the Filmmaker should make certain that her/his Lawyer and Accountant has read the Agreement.
Television cable stations and networks can attract high viewer ratings by broadcasting independent Projects. The broadcasting networks’ appetite for independent Projects depends on several factors. The networks consider the comparative cost of buying made-for-television Projects and the kinds of ratings they can be expected to generate.
This is an eight page, twenty-five clause legal Agreement.
Television Distribution Agreement
Name of Licensee: ______________________________________
Address of Licensee: ____________________________________
Picture or Pictures: ______________________________________
Number of Runs: ________________________________________
Duration of License: _____________________________________
License Fee Per Picture: __________________________________
Total License Fee: _______________________________________
Payments: (a) First payment of ______________ on or before _____________________ 20 ___; and
(b) ____________________ monthly payments of _________________commencing on _____________________ 20____ until the total license fee of _______________ has been paid.
This application for a license was executed by the Licensee on _________________ 20___. Upon acceptance thereof by a duly authorized officer of the Licensor, this application shall constitute a license for the telecast of the aforesaid Picture or Series on the terms and conditions set forth above and in the Schedule hereto annexed and made a part hereof.
Date _______________ 20____
Schedule of Terms and Conditions
1. License: Subject to the prompt payment of the license fees above specified and the due performance by the Licensee of all its obligations hereunder, the Licensor hereby grants to the Licensee, and the Licensee hereby accepts, a limited license to exhibit and broadcast over the facilities of the television station specified in the foregoing Summary the motion picture or the motion pictures therein specified (herein called the Pictures), and to reproduce recorded sound in connection therewith, for the period of time . . . (continued)