As an Independent Filmmaker, (a.k.a. the Producer of a/your Project), you will be auditioning independent Make-up and Special effects Artists for your Project. As an independent the Make-up and Special effects Artist is not an employee, nor partner, nor agent of the Producer and/or of the Production Company.
Make-up artists change the Make-up and Special effects of an Actor’s appearance using every conceivable shade of foundation, lipstick, eye color and body paint as well as special effects make-up, blood, teeth, casualty packs, bruise kits, wigs and hair pieces. Make-up Artists and Special Effects Artists create glamour or unattractiveness, special props, prosthetics fabrication and application, full body suits and animatronics.
Signing this contract the independent Make-up and Special effects Artist is assigning any and all Rights to their performance over to the Producer.
This Agreement between the independent Make-up and Special Effects Artist and the Producer is drafted in plain English that is easy to read and comprehend. This is a four page, thirteen clause legal Agreement. 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: waiver of Make-up and Special Effects Artist’s right to inspect or approve the final cut, 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.
This Agreement is part of the Actor’s Deal, Director’s Deal, Producer’s Deal, and the Investor’s Deal.