An agreement for adapting a book for use in a stage performance.
Volunteers play an important role in nearly every collaborative art project whether making films, organising festivals or putting on a major exhibition. A written agreement is important to ensure the volunteer understands his or her responsibilities and the policies and protocols that must be respected.
This sample agreement is included in the information sheet Confidential information – protecting your ideas which explains how to protect ideas and outline the law of confidentiality.
This sample agreement should be used when a performer is being contracted by someone else to perform in a production. If the performer is being engaged as an employee rather than a contractor, Arts Law's Employment Agreement for Performers is more appropriate.
This sample Copyright Licensing Agreement should be used when a person who owns the copyright in creative content wishes to give permission to another person to use their content (whether a visual artwork, text, music, film or other content) in a particular way.
This sample Cultural and Intellectual Property Policy for Indigenous Stories should be used by an Indigenous Art Centre as a best practice policy in relation to recording or transcribing traditional stories told by members of an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island language group.
If you are owed money and it hasn't been paid, the first step is to send a letter of demand. This is a template which you can adapt.
When a performer is employed on a full-time or part-time basis to perform in a dramatic or theatrical production, this sample Employment Agreement can be used.
This sample agreement should be used when a visual artist agrees to licence an existing visual image for multiple reproduction.
This agreement can be used between an artist and a manufacturer.
A template letter of demand that you can send if you believe a person or organisation is infringing your moral rights.
This sample deed should be used when a group of performers (dancers) want to form a partnership for the purpose of putting on a one-off show/project/performance.
A deed for a group of performers who want to form a partnership for the purpose of putting on more than one show/project/performance on an ongoing basis.
This sample agreement should be used to ensure that the recipient of the release, for example a producer, is allowed to record and use the performance. It also covers the performer's copyright and moral rights.
This sample agreement should be used by artists or arts organisations when obtaining sponsorship for a particular event or activity, such as a festival, performance or exhibition.
This sample agreement can be used for hiring a place/space for short period of time.
When engaging volunteers it is very important to have an agreement in writing which sets out your obligations, their obligations and creates a mutual understanding that the position will be unpaid.
This sample WORKSHOP PARTICIPATION DEED should be used when a person takes part in a workshop in which they will create copyright material, for example by writing text, composing music, creating new dance movement or coming up with new lines for a play, and possibly performs the material created.