Film Production

Development Finance Agreement

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The Development Finance Agreement is an early-stage investment contract for an investor in a film project. It covers essential terms for an investment in the Development phase of a film.

This is a legal document that details the terms and conditions between a Producer/Production Company and an Investor.

It covers the essential elements of the relationship such as:

  • Date of Recording
  • Ownership Rights
  • Release Date
  • Name of Film Production
  • Use Rights of Recording
  • And More.

Having the right deal in place is essential to protecting you and your production. Without the right contract in place, you can expose yourself, your company, and your film.

With The Development Finance Agreement, 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:

Development Finance Contract, Film Development Finance Contract, Film Development Finance Agreement.

Approximate time to complete contract:  6-7 Minutes

Single-Use Contract Unless Purchased with a Subscription

$19.00

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What Is It?

The Development Finance Agreement the essential contract terms between a Producer/Production Company and an Investor.

This standard Film legal 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
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Issues, including Venue & Choice of Law

How to Use This Document

Use this document to explain the relationship between a Producer/Production Company and an Investor.

Some things needed to build your custom Development Finance 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 Development Finance 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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Packages You May Need:

Independent Film Package
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.

Price $66.00

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