Commentary

117 Presumption of transfer of rental right in film production agreements

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| Commentary

117 Presumption of transfer of rental right in film production agreements

| Commentary

117 Presumption of transfer of rental right in film production agreements

Where an agreement concerning film production is concluded between an author (or prospective author) of a literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work (other than a screenplay, dialogue or music specifically created for and used in the film1) and a film producer, the author shall be presumed (unless the agreement provides otherwise) to have transferred to the film producer any rental right in relation to the inclusion of the work in the film2.

Where the author of a literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work, or the principal director of a film

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