Article B2 - Optional Bibles, Script/Program Development

B201

For the purposes of Script or program development prior to the contracting of a Script, Story, Screen Story or Treatment, a Producer may contract a Writer pursuant to this Article to write a Development Proposal, or Concept and/or Bible.

B202

In contracting for services under this Article, the Producer and the Writer may include in any contract between them, among other things, terms and conditions pertaining to the following matters:

  1. the type of development format to be written;
     
  2. what the development format is to be based upon (e.g. whether based on an idea in written or oral form, created by whom, provided by whom);
     
  3. fees in respect of the writing services;
     
  4. copyright ownership by either party in, or the Producer’s license to, the Development Proposal or Concept and/or Bible;
     
  5. entitlement to “Created by” or other credit; and
     
  6. any ongoing obligations to the parties.

 

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