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Film and TV Actor’s Release and Agreement – Version 1.D
Film and TV Actor’s Release and Agreement – Version 1.D

This is a form that everyone can appreciate. When hiring actors, it’s good to have an agreement that lays out everything intended in addition to paying them. This is a tried and true form used in production and worked out for our needs. You’ll want to read it carefully because it may or may not be good for your production. Please note these specific sections:

  1. Daily Compensation – This is not for productions deferring payments. A space is allocated for how much you’re paying daily and what dates.
  2. Daily rate applies to paying for rehearsals and table reads.
  3. Your production company is not responsible for transportation and lodging expenses of the talent.

Naturally, if you’re not paying travel/lodging, your daily rate justifies itself but that depends on your production, budget, etc.  I’m not a fan of paying deferred but I can understand how a lot of productions need to. I’ll configure a similar agreement shortly that covers deferred payments.

As always, any changes, comments, concerns email me film@desktopepics.com

Size: 149kb
Version: V1.daily
Published: August 24, 2023
Background Extras Release Form – Version 1
Background Extras Release Form – Version 1

Exactly as the title reads, this is a generic form for those background extras you plan to use in your film. This particular form assumes you are not compensating your extras.

The form can be sent for people to fill out digitally on the form and email back to you … or can be printed as normal. It’s up to you.

email me at film@desktopepics.com if you feel I need to add anything.
Free…no ads. no re-directs. Just plain old free.

Size: 154kb
Version: V.1
Published: August 24, 2023
1080×1920 Social Media Storyboard Template – Version 1
1080×1920 Social Media Storyboard Template – Version 1

I went looking for a portrait storyboard template and could not find one. So, I made one!

A simple portrait 1080×1920 storyboard for people interested in planning out their TikTok or Instagram videos. Most storyboard templates are the usual, six to a page in the cinematic 1920×1080 scale. But, as people are using their phones more often to view things portrait (thanks to Vine and TikTok), you might want to sketch out a few things with that perspective.

For clarity, the page has two frames so print out as many pages as you need. If I added more frames, you wouldn’t have too much space to sketch but I can at least see a total of four per page in another version. Feel free to email me at: film@desktopepics.com if you have ideas to improve it.

Naturally, it’s free to download. No links bouncing you elsewhere. No ads. Just plain old absolutely Free.

Requires: Any old Pdf reader. Google Chrome can open it, too.

Size: 377kb
Version: v1.0
Published: August 9, 2023
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