NOTE: The Exclusive License Agreement is only required if you're collaborating with others or if you win a contest.
For good and valuable consideration (as more particularly described in the TOU), the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the undersigned ......................, a Starter or Contributor to the Screenplay tentatively entitled “......................” (the “Screenplay”), hereby, to the fullest extent permissible by law, irrevocably and unconditionally:
- grants OSI the sole and exclusive license (the “License”) to incorporate my Contribution into and as part of the Screenplay and to exploit such Screenplay, and to market, promote and publicize such Screenplay, in its sole discretion, in all manner and media, whether now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, as more particularly provided in the TOU including, without limitation, by promoting and marketing the Screenplay (including without limitation, by way of “table reads”, live performances, etc.), by making arrangements to monetize such Screenplay with Agents and/or Buyers and to enter into and/or authorize Buyer Transactions with respect to such Screenplay. For greater certainty, the License is in respect of all of my rights of every kind and nature (including, without limitation, copyrights) in and to the Contribution and all versions thereof and includes the results of my services in respect of the Contribution; and
- waives in perpetuity (the “Waiver”) in favour of OSI and OSI’s agents, licensees, assignees and/or successors (including, without limitation, any Agents and/or Buyers) any moral rights of authors or similar rights under copyright law in respect of my Contribution and any Screenplay in which it is incorporated and agrees not to institute any action against OSI or OSI’s agents, licensees, assignees and/or successors (including, without limitation, any Agents and/or Buyers) for infringement of such moral rights including, without limitation, by reason of any change, deletion, addition or other modification of the Contribution and/or the Screenplay in which it is incorporated, or the use of such Contribution and/or Screenplay in association with a product, cause or institution by any party including OSI, an Agent and/or Buyer.
The undersigned represents and warrants that the undersigned has reached the age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence.
The undersigned undertakes to do all things necessary to give effect to the foregoing License Agreement including, without limitation, executing such further documentation as OSI or OSI’s agents, licensees, assignees and/or successors (including, without limitation, any Agents and/or Buyers) may require.
This License Agreement is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the law of the Province of Ontario, Canada and the undersigned hereby irrevocably attorns to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario, Canada.
This License Agreement is binding upon the undersigned and his or her heirs, executors, trustees, successors and assigns and enures to the benefit of OSI and OSI’s agents, licensees, assignees and/or successors (including, without limitation, any Agents and/or Buyers).
Dated this ........ day of ............, 20... .