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Producing for Profit by Andrew Stevens

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Appendix GSample Writer Work For Hire Agreement

[Project Name] Date of Agreement: Between: [Company 1] (hereinafter called “Grantor”) and [Company 2] (hereinafter called “Producer”)

  1. Property: feature film script materials (all existing drafts) presently known as “[Project Title]” (the “Property”) written by [Writer Name] (“Writer”), the rights to which are owned and controlled by Grantor. Grantor shall provide all applicable chain-of-title documentation confirming Grantor’s effective ownership of the Property as a condition precedent of this agreement.
  2. Initial Option Term: [Date].
  3. Initial Option Fee: [Amount], payable upon execution hereof.
  4. Purchase Price: [Purchase Price], less the initial Option Fee paid, payable on exercise of Option, which ...

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