Film Production

Location Release Form

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When filming on location, this Location Release Form will give you written permission to access private properties for recording purposes.

The Location Release Form is a legal document that details the terms and conditions between a Production Company or Producer and the Owner of the location.

It covers the essential elements of the relationship, such as:

  • Ownership Rights
  • Approved Uses
  • Payments
  • Use Rights
  • And More!

This essential contract is to make sure a film has all documents in order for a proper Chain of Titles. It also grants access to the property for preparing, rehearsing, filming, and recording scenes and sounds for your film.
This customizable film contract will help you secure all the rights you need for your 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:

Permission to film release form, Release Form for Film, Location Release, Film Location Release Form, Location Release Form Template, Location Release Form Filming.

Approximate time to complete contract:  3-4 Minutes

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What Is It?

The Location Release Form covers the essential contract terms between a Production Company or a Producer and the Owner of the location.
This standard Film contract covers:

  • The Start Date of the Release
  • Approved Uses
  • 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 the Film Production
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Issues, including Venue & Choice of Law

How to Use This Document

Use this document to explain the relationship between a Production Company or a Producer and the Owner of the location.
Some things needed to build your custom Location Release Form:

  • 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 Location Release Form, 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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Film Shopping Agreement


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Film Actor Contract


Film Appearance Release


Photoshoot Location Agreement


Film Talent Attachment


Film Editor Agreement 


Development Finance Agreement


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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