July 14, 2014
During the hustle of production paperwork can easily fall through the cracks. This includes release forms, location agreements for smaller one-off shots, and most importantly, non-disclosure agreements.
Not having cast or background talent sign a non-disclosure agreement can create various problems for your production down the road, and can be a considerably damaging issue if crew members do not sign them.
With the exception of dailies, a crew will be on your shoot every day of production and can be privy to more details than talent. Here are a few specific reasons why you shouldn’t forget to have crew sign NDAs.