ARTICLE C1 FEATURE FILM

Script Fees and Production Fees for productions with Budgets of sixty thousand dollars ($60,000) or less are negotiable between the Writer and Producer.

The Writer(s) of a Feature Film shall be paid at least the minimum compensation set out below:

Script Fees

2006

2007

2008

C101 Script 47,759 48,714 49,201
C102 Original Treatment 21,466 21,895 22,114
C103 Treatment based on Script Material supplied 14,328 14,614 14,761
C104 Script from existing Treatment 31,001 31,621 31,937
C105 Rewrite:
a) by the original Writer
b) by another Writer

23,392
31,001

23,859
31,621

24,098
31,937
C106 Written Narration other than by the Writer of a Script or Story and Script 16,694 17,028 17,198
C107 Polish 7,153 7,296 7,369
C108 Third Draft (Optional, when Writer has been contracted and paid for a Full Script under C101) 11,940 12,179 12,301

C109

A Feature Film Script may be contracted:

  1. as an existing Script;
  2. as a complete Script with or without right of termination;
  3. as a Script from an existing Treatment, with or without right of termination;
  4. as the following single element or components of Script:  Treatment, Rewrite, Polish, Narration.
C110

When the Producer contracts for a complete Feature Film Script, with or without the right of termination, the Script Fee shall be paid as follows:

  1. on signing of the contract                          15%
  2. on delivery of the Treatment                      25%
  3. on delivery of the First Draft Script           35%
  4. on delivery of the Second Draft Script     25%
C111

When the Producer contracts for a Feature Film Script based on an existing Treatment, with or without the right of termination, the Script Fee shall be allocated and paid as follows:

  1. on signing of the contract                          15%
  2. on delivery of the First Draft Script           60%
  3. on delivery of the Second Draft Script     25%
C112

When the Producer contracts for a single element or component of a Feature Film Script, the Script Fee shall be allocated and paid as follows:

  1. on signing of the contract     25%
  2. on delivery of material           75%

 

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