Guest Lecturer Agreement
GUEST LECTURER RELEASE
This release (“Release”) is granted by the undersigned individual, (“Lecturer”), for Vox Pop Entertainment, Inc., a California corporation with its principal place of business at 4111 West Alameda Avenue, Suite 505, Burbank, California 91505 (“Company”) in connection with the online interactive webinar conducted by Lecturer for Company’s Character Acting Academy (the “Webinar”) to be offered via Company’s website as further set forth below. For good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties agree as follows:
1.1. On 2022, at [time] (the “Webinar Date”) Lecturer agrees to provide services as a guest lecturer for the Webinar. The Webinar shall be no less than sixty (60) minutes and no more than one hundred twenty (120) minutes and shall include questions from the audience (“Audience”). Prior to the Webinar Date, Lecturer shall download Zoom and ensure that the application is in working order on Lecturer’s device, and that Lecturer has a working webcam.
1.2. Lecturer acknowledges and understands that the Audience shall consist of (i) Company’s students whose subscription allows them to access the Webinar (“Students”); and (ii) individuals who sign up specifically for the Webinar and do not have a subscription to Company’s website (“Ticket Holders”). The Audience shall include those individuals who view the Webinar live during the Webinar Date and those who view the pre-recorded Webinar at any time thereafter on Company’s website.
1.3. Lecturer agrees to promote the Webinar and shall work with Company’s marketing department in connection therewith. Prior to the Webinar Date, Lecturer shall receive a promotional link advertising the Webinar, which Lecturer shall be entitled to utilize and promote via email, social media, or personal texts.
2.1. Lecturer agrees that Company and each of its affiliates and assigns (including, without limitation, event and program sponsors, advertisers, and marketing partners) may tape, photograph, and record Lecturer and the Webinar, and may record Lecturer’s voice (actual or performative), conversation, and sounds, and any and all other activity and results thereof (including, but not limited to, quotes, paraphrases, performance[s] of musical composition[s], art, drawing[s], and/or work[s] that Lecturer may create in any such recording) (Lecturer’s “Participation”). Lecturer hereby irrevocably agrees that Company may use and authorize others to use all or any part of Lecturer’s name, voice, likeness (including any still photographs), biographical or personal information, statements and/or any other material and editorial comments concerning Lecturer that may have been provided to Company (collectively, “Likeness”). Lecturer further acknowledges and irrevocably agrees that Company may edit the Webinar in Company’s sole discretion; and use or authorize the use of my Participation and/or Likeness as contained in the Webinar on Company’s website, and for the advertising, publicity, promotional and commercial tie-in purposes, exploitation and/or use in connection with the Webinar, all allied ancillary and subsidiary rights therein and thereto, as well as in or in connection with promotional materials for Company and Company’s programming services and/or activities, in all media (now known or hereafter devised) throughout the universe in perpetuity.
2.2. Lecturer agrees to provide Company with a reasonable amount of photographs, videos, biographical information, and preferred or recent characters (collectively, “Lecturer-Provided Materials”). Lecturer hereby represents and warrants with respect to the Lecturer-Provided Materials, that (i) Lecturer has the authority to grant Company with the right to use all Lecturer-Provided Materials; and (ii) no third-party permissions are required. Company shall be entitled to utilize such Lecturer-Provided Materials in order to create promotions for the Webinar. Provided Lecturer timely submits such Lecturer-Provided Materials, Company shall not use photographs, videos, and biographical information other than that contained in the Lecturer-Provided Materials furnished (except that Company may update professional credits) without Lecturer’s prior approval (which approval shall not be unreasonably withheld or delayed). With respect to use by Company of Lecturer’s photograph(s)/image, likeness, and/or biography in connection with publicity and/or promotion of the Webinar and/or elements thereof, Participant shall have the following rights of approval, such approval not to be unreasonably or untimely withheld:
2.2.1. Lecturer must approve, or provide reasonable comments to the promotional materials, within two (2) business days from receipt (the “Approval Period”).
2.2.2. In the event that Lecturer does not provide notes or comments to the promotional materials within the Approval Period, then such materials shall be deemed approved.
2.2.3. In the event that Lecturer does not provide Company with Lecturer-Provided Materials within two (2) business days from Company’s request for same, then Company shall be entitled to utilize photographs, videos, and biographical information that is independently obtained by Company.
4.1. In consideration of the services rendered, and provided that Lecturer is not in breach or default of this Release, Lecturer shall receive the following (collectively, the “Fees”):
4.1.1. A one-time fee in the amount of $
4.1.2. In the event that Company receives at least five hundred dollars ($500) in Webinar tickets (prior to or after the Webinar Date) from Ticket Holders, then any amount received in excess of five hundred dollars ($500) shall be pooled and split, fifty percent (50%) to Lecturer, and fifty percent (50%) to Lecturer. Any such fee split occurring from the Webinar Date tickets shall be payable at the same time as the guaranteed amount set forth in Paragraph 4.1.1; any such fee split occurring after the Webinar Date from views of the pre-recorded Webinar by Ticket Holders shall be payable annually at the end of each fiscal year.
4.2. Lecturer agrees to supply Company with a valid W-9, if applicable, in order to receive the Fees. Lecturer understands and agrees that Lecturer is an independent contractor and is responsible for paying all applicable taxes that may be imposed on the Fees, goods, services or other valuable consideration that I may receive hereunder, and Lecturer releases and indemnifies Company from any liability therefor.
4.3. [ ] If Lecturer checks this box, Lecturer agrees that Lecturer’s services shall be rendered for promotional consideration, and Lecturer hereby waives any right to compensation hereunder.
4.4. [ ] If Lecturer checks this box, The Fees shall be donated to the charity of Lecturer’s choice: , found at .
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