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    Option Agreement for Rights to Life Story


    Secure the worldwide rights to a person's biography for film, TV, book or other media with this Option Agreement for Rights to Life Story.

    • The option can be renewed for two additional terms after the initial term.
    • The person gives up his or her rights to their life story to the writer, even if the writer does not actually develop a project from the rights.
    • The writer will use best efforts to develop a project, but is under no obligation to do so.
    • The writer shall pay the person a specified amount for each project developed from the rights.

    Don't lose an opportunity to get exclusive rights to a fascinating life story. Step 1: Buy the Option Agreement template. Step 2: Get it signed!

    Download Type: Microsoft Word
    Last Updated: 23-July-2020
    SKU: 7123
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    Depiction Consent and Release with Reversion Clause


    Secure the exclusive perpetual worldwide rights to depict a person's likeness, voice, personal experiences and life story in a film and/or television program with this Depiction Consent and Release.

    • The producers agree to pay the person a specified amount when production commences on each project, and in the case of episodic television, a royalty for each episode.
    • The form contains a reversion clause which states that if production has not begun within a certain time period, all of the rights granted will revert back to the person.
    • The person releases the production company from any liability for claims, damages or legal actions for libel, defamation, copyright, invasion of privacy or any other right relating to the producer's use of the rights granted.

    The Depiction Consent and Release form is ideal for documentary films or for biographical film projects.