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25.1. Dealing with People in Your Production

This chapter focuses on obtaining consents and releases from the following two categories of people:

• people on whom you base your production and

• people making brief appearances in your production.

This chapter does not focus on the actors, performers, models and other talent you hire for your production. You should have talent or other appropriate agreements for those individuals as part of putting your own house in order.

For those people in the first category on whom you base your production, you probably want a life story rights agreement or an interview agreement. For those people in the ...

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