Production Services Agreements

Gordon P. Firemark

The Production Services Agreement will require that all personnel and vendors agree that their work-product belongs to the production company, which can then assign those contracts to the financier. The contract will require the production company to carry appropriate insurance and to name the financier as additional insured, as well as to indemnify the financier for any claims or losses arising from the production company’s errors or ommissions.

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INDEMNITY: The filmmaker should be indemnified (reimbursed) for any losses incurred as a result of the distributor’s breach of contract, and for any liability arising from material added to the script/film by the distributor. ASSIGNMENT: No assignment (transfer) of rights by the distributor should relieve it of its contractual obligations to the filmmaker unless the filmmaker consents to the assignment.

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