Submission Terms & Conditions
Thank you for your interest in submitting a program proposal for possible production by Everywoman Studios, LLC (“EWS”).
EWS receives numerous proposals relating to possible programs, possible series, and other ideas relating to its development of programming. Further, EWS’s own staff is heavily involved in developing programming and programming concepts, and has entered into and is considering entering into contractual relationships with third parties dealing with the development of programming and programming concepts.
In view of the foregoing, EWS will be unable to give consideration to your proposal unless you: (1) Adhere to the enclosed guidelines for submitting a program proposal to EWS (said program proposal being hereinafter referred to as the “Submission”).
(2) Submit all Submission material in written form. Your Submission will only be considered at your request and with your guarantee that, to the best of your knowledge, you are the sole originator of your materials and you have the legal right to submit them to EWS for consideration.
(3) Sign and return the original of this letter.
By complying with the requirements of the foregoing sentence, you acknowledge and agree that:
(a) EWS has received and will in the future receive numerous proposals relating to programming and programming concepts from numerous third parties.
(b) EWS is developing programming and programming concepts using its own in-house staff and third parties.
(c) EWS may already have been working, prior to its receipt of the Submission, on programming or programming concepts similar or identical to what is contained in the Submission. (d) There is no legal protection (including, but not limited to, copyright or other intellectual property protection) available to ideas per se. In addition, you renounce any claim that EWS misappropriated any of your material or portions of your Submission in any future EWS programs or activities.
(e) There is no fiduciary relationship between you and EWS.
(f) You will not be entitled to any compensation from EWS with respect to the Submission unless, following your returning to EWS the counter-signed original of this letter with the Submission attached, you and EWS enter into a separate formal, binding, written contract to govern EWS’ exploitation of the Submission and the compensation to be payable to you as a result of such exploitation.
Your acceptance of the foregoing will apply to all current and future submissions. The above conditions may not be changed or waived except in writing and signed by an officer of EWS.