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Film: Key Legal Issues in the Development, Financing, Production & Distribution of Theatrical Motion Pictures

Recorded on: Mar. 2, 2017
Running Time: 03:00:07

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Taken from the Web Program Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2017 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film recorded March, 2017 in New York.

Film: Key Legal Issues in the Development, Financing, Production & Distribution of Theatrical Motion Pictures [03:00:07]
  • Development
            –Hiring a writer:  Getting a screenplay written
            –The structure of the writer’s agreement
  • Financing
            –Outside the studio:  Private and independent financing
            –The studio system:  How the studios finance films
            –Other sources of financing:  Tax incentives, film funds, foreign sales, crowdfunding, etc.

Joseph J. Dapello (moderator), Alison Cohen, Kirk T. Schroder

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  • Film: Key Legal Issues in the Development, Financing, Production & Distribution of Theatrical Motion Pictures
    Joseph J. Dapello
  • Outline—Production
    Emerson E. Bruns
  • Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2017—Discussion Outline
    Kirk T. Schroder
  • Film Financing Agreement
    Kirk T. Schroder
  • Sample Confidential Private Placement Memorandum
    Kirk T. Schroder
  • Outline 2017
    Alison Cohen
  • International Distribution License Agreement
    Alison Cohen
  • Form Sales Agency Agreement 2017
    Alison Cohen
  • Publishing Agreement, Simon & Schuster, Inc.
    John Schline, Gail Ross
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Alison Cohen ~ Executive Vice-President, Business & Legal Affairs, FilmNation Entertainment, LLC
Joseph J Dapello ~ Schreck Rose Dapello & Adams LLP
Kirk T Schroder ~ Schroder Davis PLC
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