Animation Section Schedule 1

Voluntary Recognition Agreement for Animation Productions

Prior to contracting a Writer or Story Editor, Producers who agree tobecome parties to this Section shall sign a Voluntary Recognition Agreement asfollows on their own letterhead and forward it to the Guild.  This VoluntaryRecognition Agreement shall constitute a binding and irrevocable obligation bythe Producer to the terms and conditions of the Animation Section of theIndependent Production Agreement:

VOLUNTARY RECOGNITION AGREEMENT FOR ANIMATION PRODUCTIONS

(BargainingAuthorization And Voluntary Recognition Agreement)

I, _________________________(Insert name ofindividual) for the Production _______________________ (title of Production) onbehalf of the Producer hereby acknowledge receipt of the Animation Section ofthe Independent Production Agreement dated February 17, 2003 to December 31,2005 covering Writers of Animation Productions between the Canadian Film andTelevision Production Association (CFTPA) and the Writers Guild of Canada (theGuild).  We hereby become signatory to said Section and only this Section ofthe Agreement and state that I am authorized to execute this Agreement onbehalf of ___________________________________________________________, (the"Producer"). 

The Producer hereby acknowledges that byexecuting this Voluntary Recognition Agreement it is becoming signatory to thesaid Animation Section for the Production.  The Producer agrees to abide by andconform to all the terms and conditions contained therein.

The Producer recognizes that the Guild is theexclusive bargaining agent of Writers and Story Editors as defined in theAnimation Section and recognizes the Producers' Association of which it is amember as the Producer's sole and exclusive bargaining agent.

Please check one of the following:

For Association Members:

The Producer hereby certifies that it is amember in good standing of CFTPA.

Membership No._______________

The Negotiation Protocol set out in Appendix A of the IPA is hereby incorporated herein by reference, and by signing thisdocument, the Producer appoints its Association as its exclusive bargainingagent, authorized to bargain on its behalf, and agrees that it shall be boundby the terms and conditions of the Agreement which is the result of collectivebargaining between the Association on the one hand, and the Guild on the otherhand, subject to ratification.

OR:

___ The Producer hereby certifies that it is nota member in good standing of the CFTPA.  The Negotiation Protocol set out in Appendix A is not incorporated herein by reference, and the Producer does notappoint any Association as its exclusive bargaining agent.

A copy of this Voluntary Recognition Agreementshall be forwarded to the CFTPA.

Dated this _______day of _______________, 200_

____________________________________

(Name of Signatory Producer)

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Address of Signatory Producer

____________________________________

Phone and fax number of Signatory Producer)

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(Authorized Signature)

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(Print or type name of Authorized Signatory)



Receipt of the above Voluntary RecognitionAgreement is hereby confirmed by the Writers Guild of Canada

____________________________________

(Authorized Signature)

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(Print or type name of Authorized Signatory)

____________________________________

(Date)

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