Contracts for the Film & Television Industry, 3rd Edition

Silman-James Press - Contracts for the film and television Industry is an invaluable collection of sample entertainment contracts accompanied by legalese-free discussions of their key concepts and terms. Contracts for the film and television industry contains 80 contracts covering: Basic provisions of entertainment contracts; Depiction and copyright releases; Literary submissions and sales; Artist employment; Collaborations; Music; Financing; Production; Distribution and exhibition; Merchandising; Retainers; and much more, including a glossary of relevant terms.

. Used book in Good Condition. The third edition of this popular handbook is revised and expanded adding 18 new contracts making it the ultimate entertainment-law guide for all independent filmmakers, who, armed with it, can save themselves thousands of dollars in legal fees.





Dealmaking in the Film & Television Industry, 4th edition: From Negotiations to Final Contracts

Silman-James Press - Dealmaking the popular, award-winning self-defense book for everyone working in the film and television industry is now expanded with more than 120 additional pages and updated to include the latest legal rulings and entertainment technology developments. Silman-James Press. Whether you re a producer, or actor, director, writer, Mark Litwak will help you make the most of your business dealings while steering you clear of the many contractual traps that may await you.

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Clearance & Copyright, 4th Edition: Everything You Need to Know for Film and Television

Silman-James Press - Donaldson is a los angeles-based, entertainment lawyer with more than 45 years of experience in copyright and entertainment issues. Silman-James Press. Silman-James Press. Her primary focus is on representing independent filmmakers. Clearance and copyright is the industry-standard guide to almost every conceivable rights issue that filmmakers, television producers, videomakers, and Internet content creators might encounter.

From the initial acquisition of material through the rights issues that arise during preproduction, this legalese-free guide--now extensively revised, and release, updated, production, postproduction, and expanded--will help you protect yourself and your work from disastrous legal actions. Among this edition's new features are links to 25 downloadable contracts and 50 illustrative film clips.

Clearance & Copyright, 4th Edition: Everything You Need to Know for Film and Television - Michael C. Callif was named by the daily journal as one of the Top 100 Women Lawyers in California 2014. He has been called the obi-Wan Kenobi of Fair Use by the American Bar Association Journal. Lisa A.





The Pocket Lawyer for Filmmakers: A Legal Toolkit for Independent Producers

Routledge - How can you use a state's film tax credits to fund your film? SEE PAGE 63. This no-nonsense reference provides fast answers in plain English-no law degree required! Arm yourself with the practical advice of author Thomas Crowell, a TV-producer-turned-entertainment-lawyer. Focal Press. This new edition features: * new sections on product placement, Letters of Intent, film tax credits and production incentive financing, and DIY distribution four-walling, YouTube, Download-to-own, Amazon.

Com, itunes, and netflix * updated case law * Even more charts and graphics to help you find the information you need even more quickly. You have an idea you want to pitch to a production company; how do you safeguard your concept? SEE PAGE 77. How can you fund your production with product placement? SEE PAGE 157.

The Pocket Lawyer for Filmmakers: A Legal Toolkit for Independent Producers - How do you get a script to popular Hollywood actors and deal with their agents? SEE PAGE 222. Find quick answers to these and hundreds of other questions in this new edition of The Pocket Lawyer for Filmmakers. Silman-James Press. This book is the next best thing to having an entertainment attorney on retainer! Silman-James Press.





Hollywood Dealmaking: Negotiating Talent Agreements for Film, TV, and Digital Media Third Edition

Allworth - This invaluable reference presents the interests of talent as well as the point of view of creative executives, agents and managers, entertainment attorneys, producers, and major guilds—making clear the role that each plays in the dealmaking process. I wish i could have had this book when I was starting out in the business.

Readers will find expert insights to talent and production deals for television, feature film, and the Internet, video, as well as an in-depth overview of net profits and other forms of contingent compensation. Hollywood dealmaking, also addresses digital and new platforms, Third Edition, changes resulting from new union agreements, and the evolution in feature film back-end profit participation deals.

Hollywood Dealmaking: Negotiating Talent Agreements for Film, TV, and Digital Media Third Edition - An invaluable reference work. Alan poul, directors, often intimidating independent producers, agents, actors, producer, Westworld The legal resources of studios and networks are legendary, writers, and others as they try to navigate through the maze of legal details. Focal Press. In addition, hollywood dealmaking, third edition, this comprehensive guide includes: explanations of employment dealsDetails of rights acquisitionBasics of copyright lawSample contracts and formsGlossary of industry lingo and terminologyAnd much more! Peppered with facts on the deals of superstar players and with summaries in each section to clarify complex legal issues, is an essential resource for industry novices and veterans alike who want to sharpen their negotiation skills and finalize the deals they have been seeking.

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Hollywood Dealmaking: Negotiating Talent Agreements for Film, TV and New Media

Allworth - Silman-James Press. Entertainment attorneys and hollywood insiders dina Appleton and Daniel Yankelevits explain the negotiation techniques and strategies of entertainment dealmaking and detail the interests and roles of producers, directors, actors, writers, agents, and studio employees in crafting a deal.

Allworth press, an imprint of skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. The book's invaluable resource section includes definitions of lingo for acquisition agreements and employment deals, twelve ready-to-use sample contracts, and a directory of entertainment attorneys in both New York and Los Angeles.

Hollywood Dealmaking: Negotiating Talent Agreements for Film, TV and New Media - Hollywood dealmaking has become the go-to resource for new and experienced entertainment attorneys, agent trainees, business affairs executives, and creative executives. This easy-to-follow reference is packed with expert insights on distribution, licensing, and merchandising. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive.

Used book in Good Condition. Silman-James Press. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, business and legal forms, theater, writing, photography, interior design, fine art, how to start careers, branding, film, acting, business practices, and more. Focal Press. In hollywood dealmaking, understand payment terms and bonuses, learn how to negotiate agreements for the option and purchase of books and screenplays, be able to negotiate employment deals for all members of a film or television crew, readers will recognize the key players in the process, understand the "lingo" of crafting deals, and be able to register copyrights in scripts and other literary works.





The Complete Film Production Handbook, Fourth Edition American Film Market Presents

Focal Press - If you choose to pursue this career path, you'll know what to expect, you'll be prepared, and you'll be ten steps ahead of everyone else just starting out. Focal Press. If you're a line producer, contracts, assistant director or production coordinator--the book has everything you'll need including all the forms, production supervisor, production manager, releases and checklists to set up and run a production--from finding a production office to turning over delivery elements.

Used book in Good Condition. Focal Press. If you're not already working in film production, but think you'd like to be, read the book -- and then decide. Silman-James Press. This book is for working film/TV professionals and students alike. New topics and information in the fourth edition include:* low-budget independent films, digital production, communications, budgeting, deal memos, and hassles* Hundreds of forms, contracts, money, music clearances, and new forms throughout* This guide to production management is on every producer's shelf and will save you time, including documentaries and shorts* Information specific to television production and commercials* The industry's commitment to go green and how to do it* Coverage of new travel and shipping regulations* Updated information on scheduling, and checklists available to print and use on your production* New edition is fully updated with information about low-budget productions and much more! Silman-James Press.

The Complete Film Production Handbook, Fourth Edition American Film Market Presents - Even if you know what you're doing, you will be thrilled to find everything you need in one place.





Filmmakers and Financing: Business Plans for Independents American Film Market Presents

Routledge - In this new and updated ultimate filmmaker’s guide, animated and large-format films differ a guide to pitching to investors: who they are, louise levison gives you easy-to-use steps for writing an investor-winning business plan for a feature film, including: A comprehensive explanations for each of the eight sections of a plan Full financial section with text and tables A sample business plan A companion website with additional information for various chapters and detailed financial instructions ― advanced math not needed An explanation on how feature documentary, what they want and what to tell them Words of advice: Filmmakers share their experiences raising money from equity investors Silman-James Press.

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The Business of Television

Routledge - The book also includes breakdowns after each chapter summarizing deal points and points of negotiation, a glossary, a list of referenced cases, and a wealth of real-world examples to help readers put the material into context. Used book in Good Condition. Focal Press. Silman-James Press. Written for working or aspiring creative professionals who want to better understand the entertainment industry ― as well as for executives, backend deals, international production, intellectual property, and lawyers looking for a reference guide ― The Business of Television presents a readable, licensing, agents, managers, in-depth introduction to rights and talent negotiations, streaming platforms, and much more.

. Television industry, as well as its dealmaking norms. Focal Press. Focal Press. In this book, financial, esteemed television executive and Harvard lecturer Ken Basin offers a comprehensive overview of the business, and legal structure of the U. S. Silman-James Press.





Producer to Producer: A Step-by-Step Guide to Low-Budget Independent Film Producing

Michael Wiese Productions - Focal Press. Focal Press. Silman-James Press. Ryan is co-producer of james marsh’s man on Wire, winner of the 2009 Academy Award for Best Documentary Silman-James Press. This is a comprehensive bible to low-budget film producing for emerging and professional producers. Invaluable checklists ― which begin 12 weeks before shooting and continue through principal and secondary photography and postproduction ― keep the filmmaker on track and on target.

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The Biz, 5th Edition Expanded and Updated

Silman-James Press - The most comprehensive guide to negotiating that obstacle course is The Biz, a highly accessible overview of the industry s important business, legal, and financial aspects. Focal Press. Used book in Good Condition. The 5th edition adds much new material, including the most current information on video on demand and virtual reality, the thoroughly updates all chapters of the book.

Silman-James Press. Filled with industry-savvy advice, publicity, it clearly explains raising financing business structuring securities laws budgeting essentials dealing with the guilds loans completion guarantees distribution deals video on demand virtual reality calculating net profits film-industry accounting practices and contingent payments copyright, and trademark laws screen credits and talent demands litigation problems bankruptcy taxation of film companies film-industry business jargon .

The Biz, 5th Edition Expanded and Updated - . And much more, including many useful sample forms and agreements. Silman-James Press. The biz, 5th edition expanded and updated the basic Business Legal and Financial Aspects of the Film Industry Today s film industry is a legal and financial obstacle course that independent filmmakers must learn to master.

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