Who is this contract template for?
This contract is for a writer who is seeking to get an option a book for a film. This agreement details the terms of that deal.
What are the important items it will cover? (This list is not exhaustive; it just hits some of the highlights)
- Option price/purchase price
- Grant of rights
- Intellectual property and ownership
- Licensing fees
- Choice of law
When will I receive this document?
Once you have made payment, you should receive your contract template in your email. The email that you use during checkout is the email that it will be delivered to, so make sure that is the correct email.
Where will the contract template be delivered?
It will be delivered to the email you used to make the purchase. The link will be live for 30 days, so make sure you download the contract template before the 30 days lapses.
Why do I need this?
The purpose of this agreement is for the writer who wants a filmmaker/screenwriter to purchase an option on a written work. Detailing these terms protect the film maker and the author/writer.
How will this document be delivered to me?
- You will receive a Word version of the document. That you may edit and fill in. Also, this version of Word allows you to save as a PDF if needed or desired.
- Within the document there will be highlighted sections. These sections will be fill-in-the-blank where you can customize your contract template to suit your specific needs.
Writers and Authors---Book Option Agreement
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