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    Film Producer Employment Contract

    $29.99

    Every filmmaker knows you can't make a movie without a producer. Hire one for your project with this downloadable Film Producer Employment Contract.

    • The producer will be responsible for supervising and assisting with different aspects of the film making, including cast auditions, location scouting, hiring crew, photography, editing, and post-production.
    • The producer will receive a weekly salary, as well as deferred compensation (in first position of all contingent deferments), and contingent compensation.
    • The production company will have complete control of the production of the film and will own all rights to the motion picture, including all intellectual property rights.
    • The producer agrees to assign to the production company all rights in any material that he/she may have been responsible for writing or creating.
    • The producer will be entitled to a producing credit on all prints of the film and in paid advertising.
    • The parties agree to submit any disputes to AFMA arbitration.

    Even if you're making a low-budget feature, you need to have your contracts in writing. The Film Producer Employment Contract can be tailored for each specific project and re-used again and again, which saves you money.

    Download Type: Microsoft Word
    Last Updated: 29-January-2021
    SKU: 8966
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    Director Employment Agreement (non-union)

    $29.99

    Hire a director for a non-union motion picture production with this Director Employment Agreement.

    • This is a non-union contract but the parties intend the DGA credit rules to apply.
    • The director will furnish pre-production, production and post-production services as required for the film, including editing, reshoots and additional photography, soundtrack, etc. (subject to prior contractual commitments).
    • The director's compensation will consist of fixed flat fee compensation, plus deferred and contingent compensation.
    • The producer has the right to suspend or terminate the agreement if the director becomes incapacitated or is in default of his/her obligations.
    • If the producer becomes a DGA signatory, the Directors' Guild of America Basic Agreement will govern if there is a conflict between its terms and the terms of the Employment Agreement.

    You can tailor the non-union Director Employment Agreement for your specific needs, and use it as often as you like. Downloadable, affordable - perfect for modest film budgets!

    USA Motion Picture Crew Deal Memo (Non-Union)

    $17.99

    Sign up non-union employees to work on your film project with this USA Motion Picture Crew Deal Memo (Non-Union).

    • The crew member's employment is to be exclusive to the production.
    • The Deal Memo is not a guarantee of employment or a guarantee that the producer will use the employee's work in the motion picture.
    • Overtime must be approved beforehand. No compensation is paid for days not actually worked, including sick days and holidays.
    • The producer will provide transportation, accommodation, meals an per diem for out-of-town locations.
    • The employee will not be reimbursed for the use of his/her vehicle and mobile phone unless approved by the production manager.
    • Provisions for box ⁄ kit rentals. The producer is not liable for loss or damage unless caused by the producer's negligence.
    • The employee's services are provided on a "work made for hire" basis, and all proceeds belong to the producer. The producer has the right to use the employee's name and likeness for press kits and promotional materials.
    • Drug and alcohol use at work is grounds for immediate dismissal.
    • The employee will receive a screen credit at the producer's discretion.

    Get the USA Motion Picture Crew Deal Memo for non-union productions and save yourself a lot of time and money on legal fees.

    Documentary Film Business Plan

    $29.99

    Raise the money you need to develop and shoot a feature-length documentary with this fully editable Documentary Film Business Plan template.

    The Plan can be used by either a start-up or an existing film production company. The purpose of the Plan is to entice private investors to fund the production costs.

    The Business Plan includes:
    • production plan,
    • distribution plan,
    • financial plan setting out the use of the proceeds, income projections, and a set of assumptions on which the projections are based,
    • instructions to help you pull your Business Plan together, and
    • a Confidentiality Agreement to protect against disclosure of your proprietary information.

    Impress would-be investors for your next documentary film with a well thought-out Business Plan. Download the template and start writing!