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Sample Letter Of Agreement
For Your Voice Over Jobs
 
By Lisa Rice
Voice Talent
 
 
LETTER OF AGREEMENT
 
Client: ____________________________________
 
Name of Production:________________________
 
Talent shall provide: _______________________
  • (:10/:15/:30/:60/Other)
  • (TV/Radio/Non-Broadcast/Phone)
  • (Spots/Tags/Liners/Narration)
  • (Buy Out/1 Year/13 Weeks)
Voiceover Due:________________________
 
Compensation:
  • Client shall pay talent $_____ per spot/ tag / script/ hour.
  • The terms of this agreement shall be confidential between the parties hereto, and neither CLIENT nor VOICE TALENT may disclose any clause, covenant, or term, in whole or part, to any third party without the other's consent.
Terms:
  • Payment options include check, electronic funds transfer or PayPal (+4.0%)
  • Balance due net 10.
  • After voiceover session, rates for recuts requested at no fault of talent or after approval will need to be negotiated between talent and client on a project-by-project basis. After 48 hours full rate applied.
  • Late charge of 1.5% per month on all past due accounts.
  • Attorney fees and collection costs added to any overdue items.
Special Provisions:
 
 
Agreed To By:
 
Client signature: ________ Date: ________
 
A copy of the finished project will be sent to talent with permission to use on talent’s website and/or demo. (Yes /  No)
 
Billing Address: _________________________________
 
 
 
ABOUT LISA ...
 
Lisa Rice landed her first job in voice-over at the age of 18 and has worked as a writer, television and radio producer and on-camera talent in addition to various sales positions. Her one-to-one broadcast radio and television interviews have extended from the White House and Capitol Hill to Nashville. She’s voiced commercials, narrations, e-learning projects, promos and telephone prompts for a wide range of customers including Levolor, Taco Bell, Bristol-Myers Squibb, PBS Kids!, Arm & Hammer and Hill-Rom.
 
 
 
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Comments (7)
Mike Paul
3/20/2017 at 3:43 PM
Technically, tacking on a 4% fee for PayPal payments violates the user agreement you have with PayPal:

https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/useragreement-full#transaction-fees

See the "No surcharges" section.
Alan Harris
10/9/2014 at 11:13 PM
Thanks! Very helpful. The comment below about the effective dates and length of the Agreement was also useful. I just landed a Training Video production, and this was just what I needed.
Dustin R Ebaugh
5/1/2013 at 1:31 PM
VERY nice Lisa!! Thanks for providing this. :)
David Van Sise
8/13/2011 at 11:37 AM
Excellent advice, Lisa!! Thanks!
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3/23/2011 at 5:31 AM
The effective date of agreement and length of contract should be clearly mentioned.

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Paul J. Warwick
3/13/2011 at 11:47 AM
Lisa,
Marvelously Succinct!
Thanks!
J. Christopher Dunn
3/11/2011 at 12:05 PM
Lisa-

Thank you for the sample letter of agreement. I use a Project Confirmation with my clients that may be too robust. I think yours provides the right amount of coverage. Very nice.

-JCD
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