Sample Contract for Video & Projection Designer
Arts Safety Research Team
A sample legal agreement between a performing arts organisation and a Video & Projection Designer for a theatre production.
Performing Arts Organization: [Organization Name]
Video & Projection Designer: [Video & Projection Designer Name]
This contract (“Agreement”) is made and entered into on the date of acceptance by the Video & Projection Designer, and is by and between [Organization Name] (“Producer”), and [Video & Projection Designer Name] (“Video & Projection Designer”).
Producer hereby engages Video & Projection Designer to design the video and projection elements for the theatre production of [Production Name] (“Production”). Video & Projection Designer shall be responsible for designing the video and projection elements of the Production, including but not limited to video design, projection design, and technical rehearsals.
Video & Projection Designer shall be responsible for the following deliverables:
- Attend all production meetings and rehearsals as scheduled by Producer
- Design the video and projection elements of the Production, including video design, projection design, and technical rehearsals
- Collaborate with the director and other members of the creative team to incorporate the video and projection elements into the overall vision for the Production
- Maintain the confidentiality of all information and materials related to the Production
- Adhere to professional standards of conduct and behavior at all times
Producer shall be responsible for the following deliverables:
- Provide Video & Projection Designer with the necessary scripts and any other relevant materials
- Provide Video & Projection Designer with a schedule of production meetings and rehearsals in advance
- Pay Video & Projection Designer the agreed upon compensation in a timely manner
The term of this Agreement shall commence on [Start Date] and shall continue until [End Date] or completion of the run of the Production, whichever occurs first. Rehearsals shall take place from [Rehearsal Start Date] to [Rehearsal End Date].
In consideration for the services to be rendered by Video & Projection Designer hereunder, Producer shall pay Video & Projection Designer the sum of [Compensation Amount] per week. Payment shall be made on a biweekly basis. Video & Projection Designer shall also be entitled to a share of the net profits of the Production, as determined by Producer in its sole discretion.
This Agreement may be terminated by either party at any time, for any reason, upon written notice to the other party. In the event of termination by Producer, Video & Projection Designer shall be entitled to receive compensation for all services rendered up to the date of termination.
Video & Projection Designer shall maintain the confidentiality of all information and materials related to the Production, including but not limited to scripts and production plans. Video & Projection Designer shall not disclose any such information to any third party without the prior written consent of Producer.
Video & Projection Designer shall indemnify and hold harmless Producer, its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents, from any and all claims, damages, or expenses arising out of or in connection with Video & Projection Designer’s performance of services under this Agreement.
6. Governing Law:
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of [State].
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this Agreement as of the date first above written.
[Video & Projection Designer]
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