ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORTS LAW
- DJ Contract
DJ Contract"Whether you're having a DJ spin at your event, or you're the one who's beat-juggling all night, a DJ Contract puts the important details in black and white. Misunderstandings happen, but when planning an event, you want to minimize these at all costs. Customize our DJ Contract to include conditions like desired arrival time, terms of payment, playlists and length of play so that your event goes off without a hitch.If you're a DJ, our document will protect you by getting your clients' expectations in writing as well as ensure you get paid in-full and on time.We also offer a full list of service contracts for service providers and recipients in every industry."
- Extra Release
Extra Release"An Extra Release agreement gives a filmmaker or production company the right to record an individual's performance and incorporate the resulting footage into a film. This agreement is most often used for people appearing in un-staged performances, such as a crowded street scene."
- Location Release
Location Release"This document provides written permission from a property owner to shoot a movie, video, commercial, photography or similar productions on the owner's property."
- Movie Production Agreement
Movie Production Agreement"Your movie needs the right person behind it. A movie production agreement helps solidify your relationship with a producer who will oversee your film from start to finish and deliver a finished project on deadline. Create a free movie production agreement in a few short steps, and in no time you'll be ready for the cameras to roll. If you have other legal needs, check out our full list of service agreements that are customizable for every industry."
- Music License Agreement
Music License Agreement"This Music License Agreement allows a music company, composer or a copyright owner to grant to another person or organization the right to use Music, Songs to which it has ownership or Copyright, usually in return for a royalty payment."
- Music Publishing Agreement
Music Publishing Agreement"A Music Publishing Agreement is an Agreement between an Owner of a musical work or a Song Writer and a Publisher whereby the Owner or Writer provides certain rights to his/her songs for Publisher to publish the musical work."
- Musical Performance Contract
Musical Performance Contract"When you hire a musician or band to entertain your guests, or when you book a gig as a performer, you'll want to have a Musical Performance Contract in place so the event goes off without a hitch. Misunderstandings about arrival time, payment and length of play are common. If you're the event planner, getting details nailed down will make your job much easier. If you're the talent, a Musical Performance Contract protects you in the case of last-minute cancellations, inadequate staging or other accommodations, and it makes sure you get paid in-full. Regardless of which side you're on, having a performance contract in place will help ensure there are no musical disasters on the day of your event.We offer service contracts for service providers, event planners and clients in every industry."
- Musician Contract
Musician Contract"This document allows a musician to employ an individual or business to serve as their exclusive booking agent, manager and representative throughout the world with respect to Musician's services, appearances and endeavors as a Musician."
- Personal Appearance Agreement
Personal Appearance Agreement"When you want to make the most of your 15 minutes of fame, a Personal Appearance Agreement is a must. Celebs, artists, and other hotshots have packed schedules and need to keep on top of things. Or if you're hiring a heavyweight for a special event, you had better make sure they show up. Getting a Personal Appearance Agreement helps make it happen—crowd control is up to you. Life in the limelight can be hectic. If you're the one in demand, make sure you lay out your terms in a Personal Appearance Agreement. You need to know when to arrive, how long you'll have to say, and what you have to do. You don't want any unpleasant surprises. If you're sponsoring a big name for an event, you need to be covered. What happens if the crowds show up and your VIP is MIA? It's not a star-studded event without any stars. It doesn't matter if you're hiring a motivational speaker or the American Idol du jour. You need it in writing. Signing a Personal Appearance Agreement can help your event run smoothly."
- Recording Agreement
Recording Agreement"Whether you're a fledgling act, an experienced recording artist or a record label looking for both, a Recording Agreement ensures that music is the only noise your partnership makes. As a group or solo act, you give a company exclusive rights to record, promote, license and sell your music, and the Recording Agreement ensures your rights are protected in return. You can use it to outline your expectations and detail the type of exposure and resources you want dedicated to your music. You can also specify terms of payment so that you're compensated fairly.If you're a record label, you can use the Recording Agreement to get your obligations to clients in black and white. You can ensures that their expectations are met, and that there are no disagreements when it comes to your cut of the artists' earnings.If you have legal needs outside of the Recording Agreement, please check out our complete list of service contracts."
- Royalty Agreement
Royalty Agreement"This document can be used by the owner of intellectual property rights, patent, trademark or other property rights to clarify their right to payment for use of the property by another individual or company."
- Talent Contract
Talent Contract"It doesn't matter if you're a budding star or an agency hired to represent the talent, a talent contract defines your working relationship in a way that leaves little room for miscommunication. As a performer or entertainer, you want the best representation you can get. By signing a talent contract, you help ensure the agency you hire works hard on your behalf and only takes their fair share of your earnings. As a talent agency, you want the clients you sign to make your job as easy as possible. A talent contract allows you to detail your expectations of the artist in terms of conduct and payment so the relationship runs smoothly.If you have legal documentation needs outside of the Talent Contract, please check out our complete list of customizable service contracts."
- Video Clearance
Video Clearance"This Clearance or Release form is used to obtain permission to use clips from video or audio footage, usually for no cash payment."
- Video Release
Video Release"When putting together a website, movie, or other publication, create a Video Release to get written permission to use video and audio clips of the people featured in your production. Having all your participants sign the release helps safeguard your rights and clarifies your obligations. And with the legal side of things taken care of, you can focus on the artistic aspects of your project.A Video Release (also called a Video Clearance) is a handy tool for obtaining permission to use people's likenesses in a video project. In your Video Release, you'll want to include the name and contact information of the recorded party (that is, the person whose picture or voice will be used); the name of the party who has permission to use the footage; whether the recorded party is an adult, a minor, or an adult under care of a guardian; and what amount, if any, will be paid for the release. Typically, a Release form for video or audio clips doesn't require a cash payment, but in certain cases you may want to compensate the person whose likeness you're trying to obtain; for example, if he or she had to travel a long way to participate."