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VIDEOPRODUCTIONAGREEMENT

Thisagreement(Agreement),effectiveasof_____,2015,isbetween__________(Artist)
withanaddressof__________________,and_____________(Producer),withanaddressat
_____________________________.

WITNESSETH:

WHEREAS,Producerhasrecognizedexpertiseinvideoproductionand

WHEREAS,ArtistwishestoengageProducertorecordamusicvideofeaturingArtist
performingasongtitled_____________(theVideo).

NOW,THEREFORE,inconsiderationofthemutualcovenantsandagreementscontained
herein,thepartiesheretoagreeasfollows:

1.
PRODUCTIONSERVICES

1.1.
ProducershallprovideArtistwiththevideorecordingandproduction
services(hereinafterProductionServices)describedwithinthisAgreement.

1.2.
Principalphotographyshallbeginon____________,2015.Producer
shallmakeDelivery,asdefinedherein,oftheVideotoArtistnolaterthan_________,2015.
Deliveryshallconsistofdeliveryof(i)afullyeditedsoundsynchronizedvideomaster,and(ii)
allotherrecordedelementscreatedduringproductionincludingbutnotlimitedtoallaudio
tracks,videofootageandouttakes.DeliverywillnotbedeemedtohaveoccurreduntilArtist
acceptstheVideoassuitableforcommercialexploitation.

1.3.
ProducershallprovidetheProductionServicestoArtistpromptlywiththedegree
ofskill,attentionandduecarethatisstandardpracticewithintheprofessionalProduction
Servicesindustry.

1.4.
ProducerandArtistagreethatthebudgetattachedinScheduleAshallrepresent
100%ofthefundsrequiredtoproducetheVideo(hereinafterBudget).Thisamountrepresents
theProducerstotalanticipatedcostsandprofit.

TheBudgetshouldincludeallcostsforproducingthevideoincludingproduceranddirector
feesaswellaspostproductioneditingcosts.For
examplesofmusicvideobudgetsranging
fromshoestringtocommercial/studiobudgets,see
http://garrettgibbons.com/musicvideobudgets
.

1.5.
IftheProducerhiresadirector(hereinafterDirector),theDirectorshallbean
employeeoftheProducerforpurposesoftheproductionandDeliveryoftheVideo.
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1.6.
AllemployeesandrepresentativesofProducerprovidingtheProductionServices
hereundertoArtistduringtheTermofthisAgreementshallbedeemedforallpurposes
(includingallcompensation,taxesandemployeebenefits)tobeemployeesorrepresentatives
solelyofProducer,andnottobeemployeesorrepresentativesofArtistortobeindependent
contractorsofArtist.

1.7.
TheVideoshalldepictcontenttobeincludedinatreatmentorscripttobe
approvedbyArtistpriortoprincipalphotography.

2.
GRANTOFRIGHT:WORKMADEFORHIRE

Thisclausetransfersallrightstotheperson(orcompanyasthecasemaybe)commissioning
theVideo.

2.1.
ProductionServicesprovidedbytheProducerandanyotherpersonproviding
suchServicesshallbedeemedtobeprovidedonaworkmadeforhirebasisasthattermis
definedundertheU.S.copyrightlaw.TheVideoandallothermaterialscreatedorcontributed
bytheProducerincludingallfootage,outtakesandaudiotracks(theMaterials),shallbethe
solepropertyofArtistthroughouttheuniverse,freefromanyclaimswhatsoeverbyProducer
andArtistshallhavetheexclusiverighttoregisterthecopyright(s)insuchMaterialsinhername
astheownerandauthorthereofandtosecureanyandallrenewalsandextensionsofsuch
copyright(s).

2.2.
Withoutlimitingthegeneralityoftheforegoing,Artistandanypersonauthorized
byArtistshallhavetheunlimitedexclusiveright,throughouttheuniverse,tomanufactureor
createcopiesoftheVideooranyotherMaterialsbyanymethodnoworhereafterknown,orany
workderivedfromtheVideoortheMaterialsandtosell,market,transferorotherwisedealin
sameunderanytrademarks,tradenamesandlabels,ortorefrainfromsuchmanufacture,sale
anddealing.

2.3
ArtistoranyPersonauthorizedbyArtistshallhavetherightthroughoutthe
universe,andmaygranttootherstheright,toreproduce,print,publish,ordisseminateinany
mediumthename,portraits,pictures,likenessesandbiographicalmaterialconcerningProducer
andDirectoranyotherpersonprovidingProductionServices,asnewsorinformation,orforthe
purposesoftrade,orforadvertisingpurposes,inconnectionwithpromotionmarketingandsale
oftheVideo.AsusedinthisAgreement,nameshallinclude,withoutlimitation,any
professionalnames.

3.
COMPENSATION

3.1.
ThePartiesagreethattheEffectiveDateofthisAgreementshallbeasset
forthatthebeginningofthisAgreement(hereinafterEffectiveDate).Theparties
acknowledgethatthetotalamountoftheattachedBudgetis___________Dollars($_____).
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Withinfive(5)daysoftheEffectiveDate,ArtistshallpayProducer50%oftheBudget,thatis,
_________Dollars($_____).Thesecondpaymentof25%,thatis,_________Dollars
($_____),shallbedueuponcompletionofprincipalphotography.Thethirdandlast25%
paymentof________Dollars($_____)shallbedueuponDeliveryoftheVideoandother
MaterialstoArtist.

3.2.
Overages.InregardtooveragestotheBudget,Producershallnotcharge
ArtistanymoniesinadditiontotheapprovedBudgetwithoutArtistspriorwrittenapproval.

4.
NOTICES

Notices,reports,accountingsorothercommunicationwhichProducerorArtistmayrequireor
desiretosendtotheothermustbedeliveredeitherby:

Certifiedmail,returnreceiptrequestedtothepartiesattheaddressesfirstwrittenaboveorother
addresstobedesignatedbyProducerorArtistasthecasemaybeor

Electronicmailatthefollowingaddresses:

(i)forArtist:_________@___.com
(ii)forProducer:___________@___.com

5.
ASSIGNMENT

ProducermaynotassignthisAgreementoranyrightorobligationsunderthisAgreement.Artist
mayassignthisAgreementoranyofherrightsorobligationshereundertoanyperson,firm,or
corporationincludingacorporationinwhichArtistisaprincipal,providedthat(i)Artistshall
remainresponsibleforanypaymentsrequiredtobemadeunderthisAgreement,and(ii)the
assigneehasthenecessarycashonhandtomakeanypaymentsrequiredunderthisAgreement.

6.
WARRANTIESANDINDEMNIFICATION

6.1. Producerwarrantsandrepresentsthathehasthelegalrighttoenterinto
thisAgreementincludingthelegalrighttosignonbehalfoftheDirector.Producerfurther
warrantsandrepresentsthat(a)allcontentcontributedbytheProducershallbeoriginalandnot
interferewithorviolateanyrightsofanythirdpartyand(b)nocontentappearingintheVideo,
includingartworkorphotography,willinterferewithorviolateanyrightsofanythirdparty.

6.2
Producerwarrantsandrepresentsthatheshallprovidevalidsigned
releasesfromanythirdpartyperformingorappearinginthevideo,andthatheshall,iflegally
required,securevalidsignedlocationreleasesfromanylocationappearinginthevideo.
AcceptableformsofreleaseareattachedheretoasScheduleAandBrespectively.

TheattachedreleasesmaybeusedasSchedulesAandB.Notethatthereleasesallowthe
ProducertoassigntherightssecuredinthereleasestotheArtist.
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6.3. Producerandeachofhisrepresentatives,employees,contractors,agents
andrepresentativesherebyrelease,indemnifyandagreetoholdharmlessArtistandheragents
andrepresentativesfromandagainstanyandalllossesand/ordamageswhichariseoutofthe
ProductionServices.

7.
TERMINATION

ArtistmayterminatethisAgreementuponwrittennoticeintheeventofamaterialbreachby
Producer,includinglatedeliveryoftheVideo,ifsuchbreachisnotcuredwithin2daysofnotice
thereof.Ifsuchbreachisnotcuredwithinthattime,Producershallnotbeentitledtoany
additionalpaymentsand,uponnoticebyArtist,ProducershallrefundtoArtistanymonies
previouslypaid.

8.
MISCELLANEOUS

8.1.GoverningLaw.ThisAgreementshallbeinterpretedunderthelawsofthestateof
________withoutregardtoitschoiceoflawrules,andthepartiesshallsubmittotheexclusive
jurisdictionofthecourtsofthatstate.

SincetheArtististhepartypayingmoneyinthisAgreement,theArtistshouldhavetherightto
decideinwhichstateanydisputearisingfromtheAgreementshouldbelitigated.

8.2.
RelationshipofParties.ProducerandArtistshallhavetherelationshipof
independentcontractors.NothinghereinshallbeconstruedtoplaceProducerandArtistinthe
relationshipofprincipalandagent,employerandemployee,masterandservant,partners,orjoint
venturers,andneitherpartyshall,eitherexpresslyorbyimplication,haverepresented
themselvesashavinganyauthoritytomakecontractsinthenameof,orbindingon,eachother,
ortoobligatetheotherinanymanner.

8.3. CompleteAgreement.ProducerandArtistacknowledgethatthisAgreement
representsthecompleteandexclusivestatementoftheagreementbetweentheProducerand
Artistwithregardtothesubjectmatterherein,andthatitsupersedesanyproposalorprior
agreement,whetheroralorwritten,andanyothercommunicationsbetweenthePartiesrelating
tothesubjectmatterofthisagreement.

8.4.Enforcement.IfanyprovisionofthisAgreementshallbefoundinvalidor
unenforceable,thensuchprovisionshallnotinvalidateorinanywayaffecttheenforceabilityof
theremainderofthisAgreement.

UNDERSTOODANDAGREED:

[ARTISTsNAME]


_______________________________

[NAMEOFPRODUCER]

_______________________________

SS#____________________________

IftheProducerisaproductioncompanyorLLC(ProductionCompany),thepresidentor
managingpartnershouldsignthepersonalguaranteebelow:

InordertoinduceArtisttoenterintothisAgreement,Iherebyagreeandacknowledgethat(a)I
havereadallofthetermsandconditionssetforthinthisAgreementand(b)Ishallbe
personallyboundbyallthetermsandconditionsinthisAgreementapplyingtotheProduction
Company,andthatIshallbepersonallyliableforanybreachofthisAgreementbyProduction
Company.

PRESIDENTORMANAGINGPARTNER

_______________________________
PrintName:_____________________
Position:________________________

PERSONALRELEASE

To______________(Producer)
Address

IunderstandthatProducerisproducingavideocontainingtheperformanceofasongtitled
_____________(theVideo).

Forgoodandvaluableconsideration,includingmydesiretoappearintheVideo,Iirrevocably
granttoProducer,hislicenseesandassignstherighttofilm,videotape,portrayandphotograph
me,mylikenessandmyperformance,andtorecordmyvoiceandothersoundeffects,andthe
righttousethemoranyportionthereof,andmynameandanybiographicalfactswhichmay
havebeenprovidedtoProducer,inconnectionwiththeproductionoftheVideoandthe
advertising,promotionandpublicitytherefor,andallrightsofeverynaturewhatsoeverinandto
allfilms,video,portrayals,photographs,performancesandrecordingsproducedhereunder
(Material),includingwithoutlimitationallcopyrightsthereinandrenewalsandextensions
thereof,andtheexclusiverighttoreproduce,exhibit,distributeandotherwiseexploitthe
Materialinwholeorinpartinperpetuitythroughouttheuniverseinalllanguages,inanyandall
versions(includingdigitizedversions)andforms,andinanyandallmedianowknownor
hereafterdevised.Independentlyandapartfromanyconsiderationaccruingtomehereunder,I
herebyreleaseProducerandProducersauthorizeddesigneesfrom,andcovenantnottosue
ProducerandProducersauthorizeddesigneesforanyclaimorcauseofaction,whetherknown
orunknown,forlibel,slander,invasionofrightofprivacy,publicityorpersonality,oranyother
claimorcauseofaction,baseduponorrelatingtotheexerciseofanyoftherightsreferredto
herein.IunderstandthatnothinghereinwillrequireProducerorProducersdesigneesactually
toproduceorutilizeanyMaterialhereunder.

ThisgrantisirrevocablesothatProducermayproceedinreliancethereon.Thisinstrument
containstheentireunderstandingoftheparties,maynotbechangedorterminatedexceptbyan
instrumentbyProducerandmeandwillbeconstruedinaccordancewiththelawsoftheStateof
______,providedthatthecourtsofthestateof__________shallhaveexclusivejurisdictionto
resolveanydisputesarisingfromthisRelease.

Dated:______________________

AuthorizedSignature

______________________________
[Printname]