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    Actor Employment Agreement for Non-Union Day Performers

    $17.99

    Hire a non-union day player for a film or television production with this Actor Employment Agreement.

    • The actor will provide his/her own wardrobe, except for period costumes or specialty items which will be provided by the production company.
    • The film's producer represents that it is not a party to any Screen Actors Guild collective bargaining agreement, and the performer warrants that he/she is not a member of any union or guild which would prevent the performer from working on the picture.
    • The actor gives the producer the exclusive right to use the actor's name and likeness in connection with the picture. The producer will also hold all merchandising rights, and will pay the actor a pro rata share of the gross revenues derived from the use of the actor's name or likeness in connection with merchandising.
    • The contract includes an employment eligibility clause as required by U.S. laws, which can be deleted for Canadian film productions.
    • The Actor Employment Agreement for Non-Union Day Performers is a fully customizable template. You can use it in both the United States and in Canada.
    Download Type: Microsoft Word
    Last Updated: 03-July-2018
    SKU: 8058
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    Offer of Employment to Actor for Film Role

    $17.99

    Is there an actor you have in mind for a particular role in your next film project? Make an offer of employment to the actor through his/her agent with this downloadable offer letter template.

    The offer includes details about the project and the terms of employment, including:
    • the length of the shoot and the location(s) at which filming will take place,
    • the amount of the actor's salary for his/her work on the film,
    • amounts or percentages of deferred and contingent compensation,
    • credit provisions for both on-screen and advertising,
    • travel, accommodation, and per diem expenses.

    You can easily personalize each offer letter for every actor you're considering for roles. Download your copy of the Offer of Employment to Actor template and get the ball rolling.

    USA Actor Loan Out Agreement for SAG actors

    $29.99

    Hire an actor on a loan-out basis with this USA Actor Loan Out Agreement for SAG Members.

    • The performer will provide his/her services during principal photography, as well as pre-production (rehearsals, production meetings, etc.) and post-production services (reshoots, ADR, etc.).
    • The actor will be paid a weekly rate for the services rendered, and a portion of the net profits of the picture as deferred compensation.
    • The relationship between the actor and the producer is not that of employee and employer. The actor is an employee of his/her loan-out corporation, and not the producer. The corporation is responsible for withholding and/or paying all amounts required to be paid with respect to the actor's employment and compensation.
    • The actor will be provided with transportation, a vehicle, an expense allowance, living accommodation, and dressing room facilities.
    • The actor will get screen credit and credit in paid advertising for the motion picture.
    • The actor agrees not to do anything that is prohibited under any policy of insurance covering the actor that is obtained by the producer.
    • The file includes a Letter of Inducement from the performer, which makes representations about the performer's relationship to the loan-out corporation, and indemnifies the producer against any claims resulting from the performer's work on the picture.

    You can customize the USA Actor Loan Out Agreement for SAG Members, and re-use it on future film projects. Download your copy now.

    USA Actor Deal Memo

    $17.99

    Write up the terms on which a performer will be hired for a motion picture with this USA Actor Deal Memo.

    • The contract contains provisions for both SAG and non-union performers. Just choose the appropriate clauses for your project.
    • The wardrobe clause states that the actor will provide all wardrobe items, other than period costumes or specialty items which will be provided by the producer. You can amend this provision to fit the circumstances.
    • The producer has exclusive right to use the actor's name and likeness in connection with the picture. The producer will also have all merchandising rights, and will pay the actor a pro rata share of the gross revenues (less distribution fees) derived from the use of the actor's name or likeness in connection with merchandising.
    • The contract contains two dispute resolution clauses, one for SAG actors and one for non-union actors.
    • The contract also contains an employment eligibility requirement, in accordance with US immigration laws.
    • The performer gives the producer the right to make deductions from the performer's pay and remit them to the Motion Picture and Television Relief Fund.

    Somebody has to write those deal memos. It's easy if you use the downloadable, customizable USA Actor Deal Memo template.

    Director of Photography Deal Memo

    $17.99

    Write a deal memo for the director of photography on a film production with this customizable template. Terms of the Deal Memo include:

    • If additional photography is required after shooting wraps in order to complete production of the picture, the DP will be given the first opportunity to perform the additional work.
    • The DP will have final approval in the selection, hiring and termination of his/her crew, but the DP and the producer must mutually approve the grip, electric, and camera department.
    • The DP can request specific crew, but if they fail to work under the producer’s terms and conditions, the producer can terminate them at its discretion.
    • The Director of Photography's services will be considered a work made for hire and the producer will be considered the author and will have full ownership rights to the work.
    • The DP will be entitled to screen credit in the main titles or end titles (as applicable), as well as credit in paid advertising and one-sheet posters, whenever credit is accorded to the editor, production designer and costume designer.
    • The DP will have access to the finished picture on a master format when it becomes available.

    Buy a copy of this Director of Photography Deal Memo template and save hundreds in legal fees.