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Film Actor Contract

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Film Actor Contract is a written agreement between a Film Production Company or Independent Film Producer and an Actor to perform in a film. This Legal Contract can be for a feature length film, short film or otherwise. It is a non-union film contract. This Agreement is broadly drafted so you can adapt to your situation without sacrificing the legal essentials crucial to securing the actor services and protecting your rights.

In a Film Actor Contract, the parties come together to define the scope of the work, performance dates, compensation, and their respective obligations so that everyone is on the same page before the new project begins.

The Film Actor Contract describes the scope of the design project and sets up everything the parties need to start their business together. Performance days, pick-up days, travel as well as ownership rights in the final product, are all critical points within the agreement.

The document is a critical foundational document to start a project that will help the parties outline clear communication for their project together.

It covers the essential elements of the Actors work, such as:

  • Performance Days
  • Compensation
  • Travel & Accommodations
  • Schedule
  • Credits
  • Intellectual Property Rights Ownership
  • And More.

This Agreement outlines both parties’ rights, responsibilities, duties, and obligations.

Other names for this Document:

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Approximate time to complete contract:  7-10 Minutes

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What Is It?

This Film Actor Contract should be used when a Film Production Company or Indie Producer secures the services of a professional actor. Whether those parties are individuals are businesses, are looking to enter a relationship to secure the services of the actor for a film, film short or other project.

This agreement will include everything the parties need.

This Agreement will allow the parties to enter the following information:

  • Names of Parties
  • Purpose and Scope of Work
  • Party information: the legal names, addresses, and emails of the parties involved
  • The Project Title
  • Pay or Play Clause
  • Compensation:How the Actor is compensated
  • Credit:The Credit offer to the Actor
  • Ownership Interest in the final project
  • Duties:a description of the duties of each of the parties
  • Obligations: a description of the obligations of each party
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution: A description of how the parties will deal with disputes

This Film Actor Contract will cover all the ground needed to begin a successful new project.

How to Use This Document

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Some things you will need to build your Film Actor Agreement.

  • Date of Services
  • Names, Addresses, and Emails of the Parties
  • Start Date
  • Shoot Dates
  • Compensation
  • Credits
  • Controlling State in the Event of Dispute

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Packages You May Need:

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The Indie Filmmaker Package has all the essential contracts to make sure you have a smooth production. It focuses on acquisition rights and the initial phase of development and production. All Contracts in Package are Single Use.

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