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Simple Film Music Commissioning Contract (Assigning IP Rights)

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Genie Team
Genie Team
Sep, 28 2022

When to use this template

This is a short-form agreement for commissioning music for a film or television soundtrack, in which the production company assigns all intellectual property rights in the music and master recording to the other party.

Key issues covered in this template

  • Data protection
  • Deliver demo
  • Exploiting composition
  • No restrictions
  • Perfect assignment
  • Performance rights
  • Performing rights
  • Soundtrack rights
  • VAT exclusive
  • Writer's share
  • N/A

What to watch out for

  • Make sure that you have the rights to the music you are commissioning

  • Make sure that you have the rights to the master recording of the commissioned music

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Genie Team

Genie Team

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Genie AI

The Genie Team consists of lawyers and paralegals. Our aim is to open source the law and provide high quality, regularly reviewed legal documents.

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Additional information

Business categories

Business activities

Relevant sectors

Media

Relevant company sizes

1 - 3

4 - 19

20 - 49

50 - 249

250 - 999

1000 +

Governing law

England and Wales

Language

English UK

Gender neutral

Yes