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Documentary Development Financing Agreement

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The Documentary Development Financing Agreement is often used when developing a Documentary idea. It is an early stage to secure investment to assist in the development of a documentary feature or episodic idea. Sometimes used to secure an option on life rights or a book or other materials to be able to develop a documentary story idea into a full documentary.

This contract is a legal document that details the terms and conditions between the Producer of the Project and a Financier or Investor.
It covers the essential elements of the relationship such as:

  • Date of Recording
  • Ownership Rights
  • Release Date
  • Use Rights of Recording
  • And More.

This Documentary Agreement is to assist in the development phase of the project and contains all the essential terms and conditions including compensation, term, alternative dispute resolution clause, and more.

Contracts lay out the rights and responsibilities of the parties as well as the duties and obligations.  When you produce any kind of content it is imperative to get the proper contract in place so the parties are on the same page before they begin. In a situation where money is changing hands for the purposes of an investment, it is especially important to recognize the use of contracts.  A good contract helps people understand their role in the relationship and helps build and strengthen a relationship.  It also helps you build your business.

Other names for this Document:

Documentary Film Financing Agreement, Documentary Development Agreement, Documentary Financing Agreement, Series Development Financing Agreement.

Approximate time to complete contract:  4-5 Minutes

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What Is It?

The Documentary Development Financing Agreement covers the essential contract terms between the Producer of the Project and a Financier or Investor.

This standard Documentary contract covers:

  • The Start Date of the Agreement
  • The name of the Documentary
  • The Release of Rights
  • The Use Rights of the Recording, including promotion and advertising rights.
  • The Rights and Responsibilities of the Parties
  • Work-For-Hire Language
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Issues, including Venue & Choice of Law

How to Use This Document

Use this document to explain the relationship between the Producer of the Project and a Financier or Investor.

Some things needed to build your custom Documentary Development Financing Agreement:

  • Names of the Parties
  • Addresses of the Parties
  • Emails of the Parties
  • Name of the Production
  • Dates of Recording
  • State for Venue and Choice Provisions

Once you have completed drafting the Documentary Development Financing Agreement, you will be able to save to edit further, download a PDF or send to the other party for electronic signature.

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