APPENDIX I - PURCHASER'S ASSUMPTION AGREEMENT ON TRANSFER OF RIGHTS IN A PRODUCTION MADE FROM SCRIPT MATERIAL
PURCHASER'S ASSUMPTION AGREEMENT ON TRANSFER OF
RIGHTS IN A PRODUCTION MADE FROM SCRIPT MATERIAL
(See Article A1113(a))
WHEREAS_________________("Purchaser") has acquired from _______________ ("Producer") certain rights in the production entitled ___________("Production") which was made from____________(the "Script Material") written by ___________________("Writer");
AND WHEREAS the rights to the Script Material were acquired by Producer pursuant to the Independent Production Agreement covering Freelance Writers of Theatrical Films, Television Programs and other Productions between the Canadian Film and Television Production Associations (CFTPA), Association des Producteurs de Films et Télévision du Québec (APFTQ) and the Writers Guild of Canada (the "Guild") dated November 19, 2006 to December 31, 2008 (the "IPA");
The parties hereto agree as follows:
- The Purchaser is hereby bound by all continuing obligations contained in the IPA with respect to the Script Material and the Production; and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Purchaser will pay when due all payments required by the IPA to be paid by the Producer to or for the Writer in respect of the Script Material and the Production, including Distribution Royalty.
- The Purchaser will be relieved of its obligations to the Guild upon any sale or other disposition of the Production or any rights in the Production only if the party which acquires the Production or any such rights signs an Assumption Agreement with the Purchaser and the Guild.
- The Guild hereby relieves the Producer of its obligations under the IPA with respect to the Script Material and the Production.
Dated this day of , 20__ .
Purchaser (Authorized Signature)
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Producer (Authorized Signature)
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Writers Guild of Canada