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Terms of Success: A Look at the Basic Terms of a Production Agreement
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You get the call that you have been waiting for, someone is interested in producing your script! Before you know it, you are looking at a multi-page production agreement and asked to sign on the dotted line. Even if you are lucky enough to have an agent or an attorney on your team, it will be critical that you read the agreement and understand its terms. This article will review the six most basic terms of a production agreement.

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