The Pocket Lawyer for Filmmakers

Author: Thomas A. Crowell
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781136067495
Release Date: 2012-11-12
Genre: Performing Arts

* How can you use a state's film tax credits to fund your film? SEE PAGE 63. * 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. * 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. 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. This new edition features: * New sections on product placement, film tax credits and production incentive financing, Letters of Intent, and DIY distribution (four-walling, YouTube, Download-to-own,, iTunes, and Netflix) * Updated case law * Even more charts and graphics to help you find the information you need even more quickly. This book is the next best thing to having an entertainment attorney on retainer!

43 Ways to Finance Your Feature Film

Author: John W. Cones
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809326930
Release Date: 2008-03-06
Genre: Business & Economics

Author Cones breaks financing options down into six main areas: gifts and grants, investor financing, domestic government subsidies and tax incentive programs, lender financing, international finance options, and studio or industry financing. Beginning with the forms of financing most likely to be accessible to independent feature film producers, Cones proceeds to other forms that become increasingly available as the producer's career matures. He provides specific, concise information regarding the many possible strategies and lists the distinct pros and cons of each strategy. Cones also counters much of the bad advice being provided by pseudoprofessional film finance consultants and points out scams that may separate unwary film producers from their money. Although the book focuses on financing feature films, much of its information is relevant to the financing of other kinds of projects, such as short films, documentaries, videos, and multimedia and theatrical endeavors.--From publisher description.

NV Magazine

ISBN: NWU:35556038715041
Release Date: 2007-04
Genre: African American businesspeople

Copyright Law

Author: Bruce P. Keller
Publisher: Practising Law Inst
ISBN: 1402400500
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Law

Copyright Law clearly explains major federal copyright legislation and related court rulings, giving you the legal knowledge you need as an attorney to protect your clients? copyright interests in the real world and in the virtual world of cyberspace.