As an Independent Filmmaker, (a.k.a. the Producer of a/your Project), you will be auditioning an Independent Property Master for your Project. As an Independent the Property Master is not an employee, nor partner, nor agent of the Producer and/or of the Production Company.
The Property Master’s job is collaboration with the director, production designer, cameraman, set decorator and other members of the production to physically express their stylistic and aesthetic requirements. The property master is an artistic and organizational employee in a film, television or theatrical production who is responsible for purchasing, acquiring and/or manufacturing any props needed for a production.
The Property Master is one of the only positions that is on staff during preproduction, developing the stylistic concept of the physical production, then continues on as a member of the physical shooting/production crew.
Signing this contract the independent Property Master is assigning any and all Rights to their performance over to the Producer.
This Agreement between the independent Property Master 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: confidentiality, dismissal for drug/alcohol/illegal photographs/nuisance etc., engagement dates, and 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 Deal, Director’s Deal, and the