ARTICLE E2 - DEFINITIONS
The following definitions apply to Section E only.
Additional Use means:
- Distribution in cinemas or theatrical venues where admission is charged;
- Broadcast Use - The distribution of Script Material written under this agreement by any electronic, optical, or mechanical means including, but not limited to the following: Satellite; Free TV; Pay TV; Cable TV; Fibre Optics; Radio or any other technology; and
- Sale of transcripts, books, cassettes, slide tapes, discs, CD's, tapes, computer chips or any other recording means.
Ancillary Materials means handbooks, manuals, study guides, or any prepared material in any form, for use only in conjunction with a program or programs.
Client means the party who commissions a production.
Concept means a brief written submission that describes an idea which has not been sufficiently developed to exact a financial commitment.
Contract Fee means the fee as specified in a contract executed between the Producer and the Writer.
Corporate Production means a production not intended initially for television or theatrical distribution and includes sponsored, corporate, industrial and multi-media production. Corporate Production includes programs containing visual, audio, graphic and text based information using film, videotape, audio tape, animation, graphics, photographs, print, interactive video disk, CD-ROM, slide tape, computers, chips and any other existing or new technologies.
Draft Script means a complete draft of any Script in a mutually-agreed form.
Gross Fee means the negotiated fee paid by the Producer to the Writer for services and time, including any payments for additional use, but exclusive of expenses paid to the Writer by the Producer, such as per diem allowances or travel expenses as agreed upon.
Outline means material submitted in a mutually-agreed form embodying an idea or ideas with suggestions for development into a Script.
Polish means minor improvement of script details within the basic structure as written and shall not include changes in the basic structure. Changes not to exceed 5% of total Script.
Program means a produced entity either live or recorded by any means whatsoever.
Proposal means any material prepared for the Producer or Client during the tendering process, prior to the selection of a Producer.
Rewrite means writing that significantly changes the Script.
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Script means written material in a format suitable for use in the production of a Program.