The Composer Agreement is to create musical compositions for a film project.
This Composer Agreement is a legal document that details the terms and conditions of a Production Company or Producer and a Composer.
It covers the essential elements of the relationship such as:
- Date of Recording
- Ownership Rights
- Release Date
- Name of Film
- Use Rights of Recording
- And More.
This essential Film Composer Agreement lays out the essential terms and conditions, the compositions to be composed, compensation, work-for-hire language, and copyright transfer.
Having the right deal in place is essential to protecting you and your production.
Without the right film contract in place, you can expose yourself and your company.
For films, it is essential to document every deal properly to have a clean chain of titles for distribution or acquisition.
Creating a contract ensures that the parties making the agreement will have all the proper terms and conditions laid out in advance of the engagement.
Other names for this Document:
Composer Contract, Music Composer Contract for Film, Music Composer Agreement for Film, Composer Agreement, Film Composer Agreement, Film Composer Contract.
Approximate time to complete contract: 6-7 Minutes
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What Is It?
The Composer Agreement covers the essential contract terms between a Production Company or Producer and a Composer.
This standard Film contract covers:
- The Start Date of the Agreement
- The name of the Film Production
- 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
- The transfer of intellectual property rights
- Alternative Dispute Resolution Issues, including Venue & Choice of Law
How to Use This Document
Use this document to explain the relationship between the Production Company or Producer and the Composer.
Some things needed to build your custom Composer Agreement:
- Names of the Parties
- Addresses of the Parties
- Emails of the Parties
- Name of the Film Production
- Dates of Recording
- State for Venue and Choice Provisions
Once you have completed drafting the Composer Agreement, you will be able to save it to edit further, download a PDF or send it to the other party for electronic signature.
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