How does a movie/film contract work?
I was wondering what it would take to get a movie filmed. I know that there are contracts involved. How does that whole scene work?
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Creating a movie is a very involved process that takes the efforts of hundreds of skilled technicians, artists, and various executives. Some of those people involved may be on staff with a studio, a vendor company, or with various agencies. In those cases, those staff people will likely be under contract with their employers.
Most everyone else who works on a movie are freelancers. Essentially this means that they are hired for that single project, for the whole thing or just for as long as they are needed. After the freelancer's particular task is finished, that individual moves on to find another project to work on. Freelancers do not sign contracts as a staff person might. Instead, the "deal memo" is the standard agreement that is signed.
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