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Film Option Purchase Agreement

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The Film Option Purchase Agreement allows a filmmaker or producer to Option the rights in a book, magazine article, or another set of rights for a certain amount of time, and then if they actually want to make the film purchase the rights.

This Agreement is a legal document that details the terms and conditions between a Purchaser and an Owner.
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 Contract is a core agreement in the Film Industry.

This easy-to-use film contract includes all key terms including the cost of the Option, payment terms, length of the option, and the Purchase terms if the Option is exercised.
These customizable contracts will help you secure all the rights you need for worry-free production.
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:

Film Option Agreement, Film Option Contract, Option Purchase Agreement for Film, Option Agreement Film, Option Purchase Agreement Film, Option Agreement Template, Option Agreement Film, Film Option Agreement Template, Option Purchase Agreement.

Approximate time to complete contract:  6-7 Minutes
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What Is It?

The Film Option Purchase Agreement covers the essential contract terms between a Purchaser and an Owner.
This standard Film contract covers:

  • The Start Date of the Agreement
  • The name of the Film
  • The Release of Rights by the Owner
  • 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 to Purchaser
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Issues, including Venue & Choice of Law

How to Use This Document

Use this document to explain the relationship between a Purchaser and an Owner.
Some things needed to build your custom Film Option Purchase Agreement:

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

Once you have completed drafting the Film Option Purchase 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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