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!

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.

Public Domain

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413308587
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

Need content? Its free for the taking! The Public Domain is the definitive guide to the public domain, the creative works that arent protected by copyright and can be freely copied and used without permission or permission fees.This is the only book that helps you find and identify what creative works are protected by copyright -- and what's not. The book provides specific information about: writings music art photography architecture maps choreography movies and video software databases collections The 4th edition is completely updated and revised and is also stream-lined to help readers find information quicker and easier. The book also provides hundreds of resources to help you find works in the public domain.