About Basic Legal Contracts for Filmmakers
Once your film is finished and ready to be sold and distributed, 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.
In this class, contracts for the basic talents’ (i.e. writer, director, actors) are explained, as well as an overview of the legal contracts you will need to have in place to protect yourself and your film project.
What will it cover?
- The legal contracts you need to have in place
- Preparing and maintaining your contracts
- Key negotiation points
What will you achieve?
By the end of the class, students will have a good understanding of the legal contracts and documents they will need to have drawn up before going into production.
How will you be taught?
This class is taught lecture-style with opportunities for students to ask the tutor questions.
Who should attend?
Basic Legal Contracts for Filmmakers is suitable for beginner film producers, as well as those interested in finding out more about the legal side of filmmaking.
About the tutor
Tony Morris has more than 35 years experience in advising on a broad range of transactional and contentious matters. He primarily focuses on the TMT sector and the creative media. Tony’s clients include film, TV, record companies, music publishers, composers, musicians, book and online publishers, as well as brands and other creatives and media companies. He is also active as a qualified Arbitrator and an Accredited Mediator.