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Theater: Acquisition of Rights, Financing and New Developments

Recorded on: Mar. 1, 2017
Running Time: 01:59:57

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Taken from the Web Program Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2017 – Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Media's Transformation – OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video; Theater recorded February, 2017 in New York.

Theater: Acquisition of Rights, Financing and New Developments [01:59:57]
  • Overview
             –The elements of producing 
             –Theater vocabulary
  • Acquisition of rights 
            –Underlying rights—the “Hamilton” phenomenon (novels, stories, movies, plays, poems, music, life stories, etc.)
             –Production and subsidiary rights
             –Basic elements of the author’s agreement
            –Agreements with creative personnel
  • Financing 
            –Structuring the deal and meeting initial expenses
            –Developmental productions
            –Production finances
            –Sources of income/ticket sales, merchandise and subsidiary rights
            –Subsequent venues and productions (tours, sit-downs)
  • New Developments
            –Live Streaming and Digital “Live” Recordings

Patricia Crown, S. Jean Ward

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  • Theater: Acquisition of Rights, Financing and New Developments
    S. Jean Ward, Patricia Crown

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  • Production Flow Chart
    Patricia Crown, S. Jean Ward
Patricia Crown ~ Law Offices of Patricia Crown
S. Jean Ward ~ Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC
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