Independent New Media Productions

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So, disagreements that a performer may have with this agreement simply don’t relate to the compromises in the new TV/theatrical deal. Fourth, it’s reasonable for performers to negotiate for back end (a piece of the producer’s gross or net revenues), so that if the producer does make money, so will the performer. There are casting notices out there for SAG new media productions under the “SAG New Media Contract.”

Frequently Asked Questions: Contracts

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Question: About six years ago, I wrote and directed a short film and the contract I signed stipulated that any future work based on said material would have to be produced by the producer I originally signed with. Looking back, I now realize it was a foolish deal to sign. Most talent agreements provide that even if the talent negotiates a deal directly, the deal is commissionable by the agent as long as the agency agreement remains in force.