Independent Television

Television General Crew Agreement

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The Television General Crew Agreement can be used for any role in an Independent TV Production.  Can be used to engage a Production Designer, Grip, Sound Engineer, or any other role.  It is fully customizable and contains all essential terms and conditions.

This legal document details the terms and conditions between The Producer and The Crew Member.
It covers the essential elements of the relationship, such as:

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

Maintaining good relationships and a clear Chain-of-Title for your production is essential. A good contract lays out all essential terms and conditions and helps set the stage for a good working relationship.
Everyone involved in your production should have the right document to ensure the proper execution of duties and obligations. In addition, the right agreement can help secure relationships and ensure your production keeps a clean Chain of Title of the intellectual property rights.

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:
Television General Crew Contract, TV General Crew Agreement, General Crew Agreement for TV, TV General Crew Contract, Crew Agreement, Crew Contract.

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

The Television General Crew Agreement covers the essential contract terms between the Producer and the Crew Member.

This standard Television legal contract covers:

  • The Start Date of the Agreement
  • The name of the TV 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 to Television Recording.
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Issues, including Venue & Choice of Law

How to Use This Document

Use this document to explain the relationship between the Producer and the Crew Member.

Some things needed to build your custom The Television General Crew Agreement:

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

Once you have completed drafting the Television General Crew 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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