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Regular collaboration with a post studio: how much should I charge and how? UK rates

I will be soon starting to collaborate on a regular basis with a post studio based in another country. The job is clear: I will be mostly working on Foley, Dialogue and Backgrounds on 10 episodes for ...
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“Work For Hire” legal issues with sound design (specifically involving library sfx)

Hey folks, I've read a number of great posts here regarding library sfx usage and legal issues (such as this one, but wanted to focus on an aspect that hasn't come up so far in my readings. I find on ...
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Awkward Sound Recording Contracts

I'm going to be working a gig for a month as a sound recorder with an employer I've worked with before. We have agreed on a fee for the days planned and what my responsibilities will be. This has all ...
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Film Sound Design Contracts

I am a theatrical sound designer, and a play that I worked on has recently been filmed and they have approached me with a seperate contract. They want to give me $5000 for full rights. Should I ask ...
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Defining the completion of your services in written terms/contract?

Couldn't find any other posts on: how to define the end/completion of the services you were contracted for. Thought it might be a good topic to discuss. However, if there are any good threads already ...
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RFM Site Contract Dissolve

Hey all! On royalty free music sites - how does the composer normally remove their content from said site when he/she wants to reel their material back in? There has to be a contractual clause ...
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Deals Deals Deals

Hi boys and girls, I've got a meeting with the owner of an indie SFX label next week. The idea is that I'll do some recording for him while I'm travelling around. In the email he mentioned a "...
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Contract examples

Can anyone provide some basic contract examples that you work under? I am in the difficult position of exiting an internship. I am at the point where I am just doing work, not sitting in on sessions ...
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How do you work with contracts?

Exactly as the title says, how do you work with contracts? Not the type that come into you, but the type that you send to other people. Do you email them a contract to sign and fax back to you, mail ...