This is an agreement between a production company and a make-up artist or cosmetic
visual effects artist for services provided in connection with a motion picture film. This
agreement can be customized by the user to ensure that the understandings of the
parties are properly set forth. Customizable clauses include the term of the agreement,
compensation, description of work, and which materials are provided by the artist. This
document should be used by production companies and visual effects artists that want
to enter into an agreement for services rendered in connection with a motion picture
PRODUCTION SERVICES AGREEMENT
(Make-up and Cosmetic Visual Effects)
THIS PRODUCTION SERVICES AGREEMENT (Make-up and Comestic Visual Effects)
(hereinafter referred to as the "Agreement") is entered into this ____ day of _______________,
20__, by and between __________________________ (the "Production Company") whose
offices are located at __________________________ and __________________ (the "Artist")
whose offices are located at ____________________________, hereinafter referred to
collectively as the â€œPartiesâ€.
WHEREAS the Artist is engaged in providing [Insert the type of make-up and/or cosmestic
visual effects services to be provided].
AND WHEREAS, Production Company desires to engage and contract for the services
of the Artist to perform certain tasks as set forth herein. The Artist desires to enter into
this Agreement and perform as an independent contractor for the Production Company
and is willing to do so on the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the above recitals and mutual promises and conditions
contained in this Agreement, the Artist and the Production Company hereby agree as follows:
1.01 Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, the Production Company hereby
engages the Artist for and during the term of this Agreement to perform the services as set forth
herein, for the motion picture entitled "_________________" (the "Picture").
2.01 The Artist hereby accepts such engagement and agrees that at all times during the term of
the engagement, services will be rendered as required by the Production Company.
III. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES
3.01 The Artist shall work in coordination with the Pictureâ€™s primary director and the
costumer to design, originate, develop, construct, create, maintain and produce appropriate
make-up and cosmetic visual effects for the Picture, which is more fully described in the attached
Attachment A, attached hereto and made a part of this Agreement (collectively, the "Effects").
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3.02 The Artist shall consult with the Production Company concerning matters relating to the
design and specifications of the Effects and will comply with requests and suggestions of the
Production Company to ensure that the Effects will achieve the creative and dramatic effects
desired. In the case of cosmetic visual effects that require assembly or production, The
Production Company shall have the right to view the progress of the Effects prior to delivery and
have final approval.
3.03 For the Term of this Agreement, the Artist will provide services exclusively for the
Production Company and the Artist will not provide services as a Artist for any other entity
4.01 The services of the Artist shall commence on _________________ (the â€œCommencement
Dateâ€) and shall continue until completion of all shooting on the Picture, or as otherwise agreed
by the Parties (the â€œTermâ€).
5.01 The Production Company reserves the right to immediately terminate the services of
Artist under the following circumstances:
A. if Artist is found to have consumed illegal or non-prescribed drugs during the Term;
B. if Artist creates a nuisance that interrupts the Picture in any manner whatsoever,
which determination shall be in the sole discretion of the Production Company.
VI. POST TERMINATION OBLIGATION
6.01 In the event that Artist has designed and produced tangible cosmetic visual effects, Artist
shall maintain the E