Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Closed Settlement Statement:
According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.Case Summary:
A settlement has been reached to resolve a class action alleging that Twentieth Century Fox did not properly pay profit participants for revenues received from the home use of certain motion pictures. Profit participants include producers, writers, directors, and actors in major roles. The uses included the sale of home videos (physical copies such as DVDs or Blu-rays), electronic sell-through (digital copies such as those bought on Amazon), and video-on-demand (VOD) (streaming such as via Netflix).Docket Number:
Company: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Filing Deadline: March 2, 2018
Objection Deadline: March 2, 2018
Exclusion Deadline: March 2, 2018
Final Approval Hearing: April 9, 2018Proof of Purchase:
Recouped class members who received a Notice in the mail do not need to take any further action. Recouped class members who did not receive a Notice must apply to receive payments from the settlement. Unrecouped class members must file a claim form. See questions 11-12 of the Notice at http://www.foxhomevideosettlement.com/pdf/Long_Form_Notice.pdf.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you are a person or entity (or the successor-in-interest, assign, or heir) who is a party to a Profit Participation Contract with Fox, using form definitions drafted before May 31, 1989, that does not state an express percentage of home video revenue or electronic sell-through revenue for the calculation of profit participation. You may be a recouped member or an unrecouped member, or a member of both under different contracts.
Recouped Class members are those who, as of December 31, 2016, are profit participants in a film that has realized sufficient revenue to require payment of profit participation, and who could have been entitled to payment of additional profit participation if home video or electronic sell-through had been calculated based on more than 20% of these revenues.
Unrecouped Class members are those who, as of December 31, 2016, are profit participants in a film that has not realized sufficient revenue to require payment of profit participation.
For more details on class membership and payouts, please see the Notice.Typical Settlement Amount:
Awards will be paid from (1) an $11.5 million Recouped settlement fund and (2) a $1.1 million Unrecouped settlement fund, after fees and costs have been deducted.
Total Settlement Amount: $12.6 millionClass Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Pearson Simon & Warshaw
Case Name: Stanley Donen Films, Inc. v. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Settlement Website: Stanley Donen Films, Inc. v. Twentieth Century Fox Settlement Website
Fox Home Video Settlement
c/o Angeion Group
1801 Market St., Ste 660
Philadelphia, PA 19103