Copyright transfer/waiver for Netflix script
Thread poster: Laurel Clausen

Laurel Clausen  Identity Verified
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Member (2006)
French to English
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Oct 10, 2018

Hey all,

I've been asked to translate a script for a movie. My client is an agency (with which I have a good working relationship), but I suspect they are new to this game, as am I. It sounds like the movie will be shot, first in French, and then in English. Since it's for Netflix, there won't be any box-office revenue for royalties, etc. My questions for the community are these:

1) What rights do I agree to give up / want to make sure (or at least try) to retain?
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Hey all,

I've been asked to translate a script for a movie. My client is an agency (with which I have a good working relationship), but I suspect they are new to this game, as am I. It sounds like the movie will be shot, first in French, and then in English. Since it's for Netflix, there won't be any box-office revenue for royalties, etc. My questions for the community are these:

1) What rights do I agree to give up / want to make sure (or at least try) to retain?
2) How on earth do I go about pricing this rights transfer?

Thanks in advance for your input!
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