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588 Free Film Contracts and Forms

588 Free Film Contracts and Forms
Looking to make a film but need a little help with the paperwork? We’ve painstakingly searched the internets and collected 588 free forms and contracts to help get you started. Now before we start, everyone repeat after me: “THIS ARTICLE IS NOT A REPLACEMENT FOR PROPER LEGAL ADVICE” You probably won’t need all of these forms for your production, but hopefully this article will remind you the “boring” parts of filmmaking are just as important as everything else. Also check out these great feature articles: Screenwriting Unions American Federation of TV & Radio Artists (AFTRA) Director’s Guild of America Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) Guild of Canadian Film Composers (GCFC) International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Writers Guild of America (WGA) Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) Development Business Entities Business Plans Taxes Deal Memos Pre-Production Breakdown Budgets Locations Insurance Storyboard Production Accounting Authorizations Call Sheets Cast Check Lists Crew

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