Appearance Release Agreement
This Appearance Release (“Agreement”) shall confirm that the undersigned person (“Performer”) has granted permission to [company name and type], their partners, successors, licensees, assignees, and designees(“Producer”) to use Performer’s name and/or likeness, image, voice, sound effects, interview and performance in the Podcast Series tentatively entitled Film Title(“Production”), and including but not limited to promotion and advertising materials. This Agreement supersedes all prior negotiations, representations, or agreements, either written or oral, between the parties relating to the subject matter hereof.
It is understood and agreed that Producer shall retain final editorial, artistic, and technical control of the Production and the content of the Production. Producer and Producer’s successors and assignees shall own all right, title and interest, including the copyright, in and to the Production, to be used and disposed of, without limitation, as Producer shall in Producer’s sole discretion determine. It is understood and agreed that Performer will not be compensated in any way for the recording and/or use of Performer’s likeness, image, voice, sound effects, interview and performance.
For good and valuable consideration, sufficiency and receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, Performer grants permission to Producer to utilize Performer’s appearance in the Production. Producer may use and authorize others to use the Production and portions thereof in all markets, manner, formats and media, whether now known or hereafter developed throughout the world, in perpetuity.
Performer expressly releases Producer, Producer’s agents, employees, licensees and assignees from all claims which Performer has or may have for invasion of privacy, defamation or any other cause of action arising out of production, duplication, broadcast or exhibition of any appearance.