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Television Staff Writer Agreement

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The Television Staff Writer Agreement is a contract under which a production company commissions a writer to create successive screenplay drafts in return for set payments or a share of profits from the production.
This legal document details the terms and conditions between The Producer and The Writer.
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.

The Television Staff Writer Agreement for a low-budget independent Television Production has all the essential terms and conditions to engage a general writer for your production.  It is a fully customizable agreement.
It is crucial to engage all those that contribute to your production with an industry-standard agreement.  Protect your chain of title with this Agreement.
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:
Staff Writer Agreement, Television Staff Writer Contract, Staff Writer Agreement for Television, TV Staff Writer Agreement.

Approximate time to complete contract:  4-5 Minutes

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What Is It?

The Television Staff Writer Agreement covers the essential contract terms between the Producer and the Writer.

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 Writer.

Some things needed to build your custom The Television Staff Writer 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 Staff Writer 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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