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This is an agreement entered into between the owner of a studio or venue and a production company for the use of the premises during the shooting of a motion picture film. This agreement provides the period of time the production company wants to use the premises in return for a flat fee paid to the owner. The term can be extended by the production company upon written notice to the owner. This agreement can be used by property owners or by production companies that want to enter into an agreement for the use of property in connection with a motion picture film.
This is an agreement entered into between the owner of a studio or venue and a production company for the use of the premises during the shooting of a motion picture film. This agreement provides the period of time the production company wants to use the premises in return for a flat fee paid to the owner. The term can be extended by the production company upon written notice to the owner. This agreement can be used by property owners or by production companies that want to enter into an agreement for the use of property in connection with a motion picture film. STUDIO [or VENUE RELEASE] AGREEMENT This STUDIO [or VENUE] RELEASE AGREEMENT (hereinafter referred to as the "Agreement") is made and entered into this _____ day of _______________, 200__ by and between ____________________, located at _____________________________ (hereinafter referred to as the "Owner") and _____ _______________, located at _________________________ (hereinafter referred to as the" Company") and collectively referred to as the “Parties”. In consideration of the respective covenants contained herein, the Parties hereto, agree as follows: 1. Owner hereby permits the Company to use the studio venue [Instruction: If the venue is not a studio then briefly describe what it is, for example, a personal residence] located at _________________________ (the Property”) in connection with the motion picture currently entitled __________________________ (the “Picture”) for rehearsing, photographing, filming and recording scenes and sounds for the Picture. 2. Company, its licensees, sponsors, assigns and successors may exhibit, advertise, promote and otherwise exploit the Picture or any portion thereof, whether or not such uses contain audio and/or visual reproduction of the Property and whether or not the Property is identified or identifiable, in any and all media whatsoever now known or later devised in the universe in perpetuity. 3. The Company shall have the right to bring any personnel and any equipment (including temporary sets) onto the Property and to remove the same after completion of its use of the Property hereunder. The Company shall have the right, but not the obligation, to photograph film and use in the Picture the actual name, if any, connected with the Property or to use any other name for the Property. If Company depicts the interior(s) of any structures located on the Property, Owner agrees that Production Company shall not be required to depict such interior(s) in any particular manner in the Picture. 4. The term of this Agreement (herein referred as the “Term”) shall commence on the date first written above and shall continue for a period of __________ months. The term may be extended by the Company if there are changes in the production schedule or other unforeseen delays such as due to weather conditions, with ( ) days written notice to Owner. The permission herein granted shall also apply to future retakes and/or added scenes. 5. In consideration of the rights and permission granted hereunder, the Company hereby pays the Owner a sum of $_______, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged by Owner. 6. The Company acknowledges and agrees that Owner shall retain all ownership rights to the Property during the Term of the Agreement and thereafter. The Company agrees that if it becomes necessary to change, alter or rearrange any equipment or fixtures on the Property, it shall obtain prior written consent from the owner of the Property. After such changes alterations or rearrangements the Company shall return and restore the said equipment or fixtures to its original place and condition, or repair it, if necessary. © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 2 7. Company agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Owner from and against any and all liabilities, damages and claims of third parties arising from Company’s use hereunder of the property; and from any physical damage to the Property proximately caused by the Company, or any of its employees, representatives or agents. 8. Owner warrants that he has the right and authority to enter into this Agreement and to grant the rights over the property herein. Owner agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Company from and against any and all claims relating to breach of the aforesaid warranty. 9. Owner acknowledges that any identification of the Property which Company may furnish shall be at Company’s sole discretion and in no event shall said identification be beyond that which is reasonably related to the content of the Picture. 10. Owner releases and discharges the Company, its employees, agents, licensees, successors and assigns from any and all claims, demands or causes of action that Owner may have or may later have for libel, defamation, invasion of privacy or right of publicity, infringement of copyright or violation of any other right arising out of or relating to any utilization of the rights granted herein 11. Without limiting any of Owner’s other remedies, whether in law or equity, the Company acknowledges and agrees that Owner shall have the right to injunctive relief, to prevent and/or cure a breach or threatened breach of this Agreement by the Company. 12. This Agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of _________________. Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or in relation to this Agreement or the validity, construction or performance or the breach thereof, shall be resolved in and adjudicated in the Courts of the State of _______________. In any suit or arbitration regarding the Agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs. In any suit or arbitration regarding the Agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs. 13. This agreement contains the entire understanding of the Parties relating to the subject matter hereof and incorporates all previous discussions and understandings between the Parties. Any modification or waiver of any of the provisions of this Agreement must be in writing and signed by both the Parties. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Parties hereto have executed this Agreement on the day and year first above written. ACKNOWLEDGED AND AGREED BY [OWNER] © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 3 ________________________ [SIGNATURE] ACCEPTED AND AGREED TO BY [COMPANY] ______________________________________________ By: Its: [Title] © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 4
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