Contracts & Legal Issues for Filmmakers
July 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
What You Need to Know About Film Contracts
Once your film is finished and ready to be sold, you will have to show the “chain of title” to any prospective film buyer. If you fail to do this you will never be able to sell your film.
This class is designed to answer fundamental questions about the rights attaching to a film and its component parts and the contracts required to acquire, clear and protect those rights. View it as health insurance for filmmakers!
This evening crash course explains:
• Explains copyright and the rights of creatives and performers
• Explains the key elements of a contract
• Provides practical guidance on negotiating film contracts
• Demystifies commonly used legal terminology
Who should attend
Writers, producers and film directors interested in knowing what legal contracts are essential.