The production company reserves the rights to the writing to the original author. « Reserved rights » are not subject to the right of the initial opt-out option: if the production company does not own it, the person cedes all the copyright to the production company. Download (Co-Production-Agreement-Television-Series.docx) and use this checklist when negotiating a Co-Production Agreement Television Series to help you reach agreement on important issues. Flip this Word document with the details to make it easier to write your agreements. Each project is a little different. That`s why we first understand your project risks, so your agreements are appropriate. Funding agreement allowing the production company to obtain advance payments prior to royalties from a television broadcaster. The chain had the prerogative of a first refusal once production was completed. The simplest method is for the broadcasting company to pay when production is complete. This payment covers production costs and good accounting statements are important. Producers, directors and actors generally work through limited companies.
Some people agree to work on the TV series, that is, they are « induced ». We prepare the corresponding agreements, called incentive letters. The production company is only responsible for losses in limited liability, which is of paramount importance to many customers facing significant production risks. Once we have created an appropriate production company, we establish the following agreements: The production of TV series is a long process. We believe that the management of a production company should focus on quality production within the budget. We manage legitimacy to reduce the risk of litigation and manage problems when they arise. We adapt our documents and solutions to the project`s characteristics. The U.S. company pays the production company before production begins. This payment covers the estimated production budget.
We often unravel rights issues .B on music, images and script. For example, an author writes a script for a TV series. As a general rule, the copyright belongs to the author. To allow production, the author authorizes the copyright of the script to serial producers. As a general rule, the ad hoc entity holds all the rights, along with other rights, other than, if reserved, copyright. These rights have value because they lead to reproduction.