Dealmaking in the Film & Television Industry: From Negotiations to Final Contracts

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Silman-James Press, 2002 - Performing Arts - 407 pages
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This is the first self-defence book for everyone working in the film and television industry, Addressing a general, non-attorney readership, it is a fascinating, highly accessible and practical guide to current entertainment laws peculiarities and 'creative' practices. Armed with this book, filmmakers can save themselves thousands of dollars in legal fees as they navigate the entertainment business's shark-infested waters. Whether you are a professional or wannabe producer, writer, director, or actor, Litwak can help you make the most of your business dealings while steering you clear of contractual traps. This second edition contains hundreds of updates and revisions of the first edition and includes two new chapters: 'Legal Remedies' and 'Retaining Attorneys, Agents, and Managers'.

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Contents

PREFACE xvii
DEALMAKING 11
PERMISSION TO PORTRAY PEOPLE AND PLACES 29
Copyright

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Mark Litwak, a veteran entertainment attorney with offices in Beverly Hills, California. He represents filmmakers, producers, directors, writers, production companies, television networks,

and new media companies and also works as an arbitrator, expert witness, and producer's representative, assisting filmmakers in the marketing and distribution of their films. Litwak is the author of six books, including Dealmaking in the Film and Television Industry and Reel Power: the Struggle

for Influence and Success in the New Hollywood.

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