Article D3 - Distribution and Use Rights

D301

The payment of at least the minimum rates set forth in D2 shall entitle the Producer to :

  1.  make a production based on the Script; and
     
  2.  the right to distribute the Production subject only to the payment of the appropriate Residuals as set out in Article D302.

D302

Territory

Term

Minimum Percentage

a. Non-Theatrical (see Article A235) – World

Copyright of film

0%

b. Theatrical – World

Copyright of film

  1.  if contracted and paid at the time of the execution of the Writer’s original contract
     
  2.  if contracted after the execution of the Writer’s original contract

 

25%

 

50%

c. TV Broadcast “Free” or “pay” (but not including Educational TV Broadcast)

Canada

One run in each market

20%

Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg

One run in each market

10%

All other Canadian markets

One run in each market

5%

United States

One run in each market

40%

Single US markets

One run in each market

10%

All other Countries

One run in each market – each country

10%

Canada

15 years from date that payment for Second Draft Script was due but must be contracted and paid at the time of the execution of the Writer’s original contract

50%

World other than Canada

15 years from date that payment for Second Draft Script was due but must be contracted and paid at the time of the execution of the Writer’s original contract

75%

d. All TV Broadcast Uses (but not including Educational TV Broadcast)

World

15 years from date that payment for Second Draft Script was due but must be contracted and paid at the time of the execution of the Writer’s original contract

125%

e. Educational TV

Canada

One run on one station

5%

Canada

One run on more than one station or on multiple transmitters (e.g. OECA)

10%

f. Educational TV (not PBS – PBS is covered by “TV Broadcast”)

United States

One run on one station

5%

United States

One run on more than one station or on multiple transmitters (belonging to one organization)

10%

g. All Educational

World

15 years from date that payment for Second Draft Script was due but must be contracted and paid at the time of the execution of the Writer’s original contract

25%

h. All of the Above

World

15 years from date that payment for Second Draft Script was due but must be contracted and paid at the time of the execution of the Writer’s original contract

150%

 

 

 

D303

If credits are given to Writer(s) in Other Productions, the Writer(s) credits shall be no less in duration and size than the Producer’s credit.

 

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