Equity Investment

Document Sample
Equity Investment Powered By Docstoc
					CORUS MADE WITH PAY FUND
Development Support Application Checklist
Project Title




The documents listed in conjunction with each program must be received in order for the application to be considered
complete. Please place a check next to each item in the list if the document has been enclosed at the time of
application. Enclose this completed checklist with the application package.

Scripted Support
Documents required for ALL phases of development:

1.     Completed and signed Application Form .......................................................................................................................

2.     Development budget and finance plan ..........................................................................................................................

3.     Two-sentence log-line and synopsis ..............................................................................................................................

4.     Complete description of the Project’s development history ............................................................................................

5.     All documentation demonstrating Applicant holds the rights to the concept and underlying creative material and to
       develop, produce, distribute and exploit the Project for at least 24 months ...................................................................

6.     Option agreement, if applicable .....................................................................................................................................

7.     Agreement(s) with the scriptwriter(s) and script editor, if applicable ..............................................................................

8.     Co-production agreement(s), if applicable .....................................................................................................................

9.     Resume of the producer and screenwriter .....................................................................................................................

Plus the following documents, specific to phase being applied for:

10. Development support for first draft script:
    Treatment (maximum 30 pages) ....................................................................................................................................

11. Development support for second draft script:
    Previous draft scripts; and .............................................................................................................................................
    Brief plan for revisions (2-3 pages) ................................................................................................................................
    Emerging talent stream only: Expression of interest from an experienced producer .....................................................

12. Development support for final draft script:
    Previous draft scripts; ....................................................................................................................................................
    Brief plan for revisions (2-3 pages); and ........................................................................................................................
    Expression of interest from a recognized distributor ......................................................................................................

13. Development support for optioning:
    Brief one-page summary of the concept; and ................................................................................................................
    One (1) copy of the underlying property ........................................................................................................................
    Option agreement (draft is acceptable for this phase) ...................................................................................................

14. Development support for polish and packaging:
    Final draft script .............................................................................................................................................................
    Plan for polish packaging (5 pages maximum) ..............................................................................................................
    Expression of interest from a recognized distributor ......................................................................................................




                                                                                                                                                       Updated: May 11, 2011
Documentary Development Support
Documents required for ALL phases of development:

1.    Completed and signed Application Form .......................................................................................................................

2.    Development budget and finance plan ..........................................................................................................................

3.    Two-sentence log-line and synopsis ..............................................................................................................................

4.    Status report indicating current stage of project including information on rights, access to interview subjects, current
      stage of project. One page ............................................................................................................................................

5.    All documentation demonstrating Applicant holds the rights to the concept and underlying creative material and to
      develop, produce, distribute and exploit the Project for at least 24 months ...................................................................

6.    Option agreement, if applicable .....................................................................................................................................

7.    Co-production agreement(s), if applicable .....................................................................................................................

8.    Production team résumés ..............................................................................................................................................

9.    Proposed visual treatment and narrative outline ............................................................................................................


Plus the following documents, specific to phase being applied for:

10. Development support for optioning:
    Brief one-page summary of the concept; and ................................................................................................................
    One (1) copy of the underlying property ........................................................................................................................
    Option agreement (draft is acceptable for this phase) ...................................................................................................

11. Development support for research phase:
    Proposed Action Plan ....................................................................................................................................................
    Sample Footage, if available .........................................................................................................................................

12. Development support for polish and packaging:
    Final draft script/ outline ................................................................................................................................................
    Plan for polish packaging ..............................................................................................................................................
    Expression of interest from a recognized distributor ......................................................................................................




                      CORUS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REQUEST ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TO ASSIST
                                        IN THE ASSESSMENT OF A PROJECT
                                                                                                             Updated: May 11, 2011


CORUS MADE WITH PAY FUND
Development Support Application Form

This Application Form must be completed and signed by the applicant and received by Corus
Entertainment on or before the filing deadline date. All required attachments must be included with
application form or the application will be considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be
eligible for consideration.


Project Information

  Current Title:


  Previous Title (If applicable):


  Funding Stream:        Emerging Talent              Film

                                             st                     nd
  Development Phase:           Option      1 Draft              2        Draft     Final Draft      Polish


  Name of Producer:


  Name of Screenwriter:


  Previous Relevant Production Credit and Title of Production:


  Project based on a:         Novel       Short Story               Play         Original Concept         Other:


  Target Audience:                                           Genre:


  Development Budget attached: $                  .             Amount of funding requested: $               .




Applicant Information

  Full Legal Name of Production Company or Screenwriter:


  Address:

  (Please include Town, Province and Postal code)


  Phone Number: (         )     -            Contact Name:


  Email Address:


  Applicant has executed an agreement that could impact the availability of exclusive first exhibition English-
  language Canadian broadcast rights for this project?                                     Yes        No

  This project has been previously submitted to Corus for development funding                       Yes          No
The undersigned is applying for development funding to be used only for the development of the project
described in this application form. The undersigned warrants that the information provided is complete
and accurate and that the undersigned has the authority to submit this application. The undersigned
agrees that the Corus Made with Pay Fund (the “Fund”) and Corus Entertainment Inc. are not assuming
any obligations in respect of this project by this application and that any obligations will only be
evidenced by the executed of a written agreement between the parties. If the project receives funding,
the undersigned agrees that the Fund and Corus Entertainment Inc. may disclose a description of the
project and its decision to fund the project.

The undersigned releases the Fund and Corus Entertainment Inc., their directors, officers, employees,
agents and representatives from any liability for the loss, theft, damage or destruction of the documents
and materials submitted with this application. The Fund and Corus Entertainment Inc. will be under no
obligation to return any of the materials submitted with this application.

The undersigned acknowledges that the Fund and Corus Entertainment Inc. receive many submissions in
respect of projects that may be similar, substantially similar or identical to the undersigned’s submission
and that the Fund and Corus Entertainment Inc. will have the right to proceed with such identical or
similar projects without incurring any liability to the undersigned.

Any reference to the Fund and Corus Entertainment Inc. shall be deemed to also refer to any of the Corus
Entertainment Inc.’s affiliated and subsidiary companies, including all their respective directors, officers,
agents, employees, licensees, successors and assigns.

The Applicant has the authority to execute this application form and the ability to bind the company.



Applicant’s Signature: __________________________________________________    Date: ________________________


Print Name and Title: ___________________________________________________________________________________




                                                                                         Updated: May 11, 2011

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Tags:
Stats:
views:7
posted:9/12/2012
language:English
pages:4