Film and Television Distribution and the Internet: A Legal Guide for the Industry

Film and Television Distribution and the Internet: A Legal Guide for the Industry

by Andrew Sparrow
     
 

Film and Television Distribution and the Internet focuses on the practical application of UK and EU law as it applies to the distribution of television and film through the internet. This includes terms of contract and copyright as well as areas such as the licensing of rights. It also covers the commercial aspects of delivering film and television services to a

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Overview

Film and Television Distribution and the Internet focuses on the practical application of UK and EU law as it applies to the distribution of television and film through the internet. This includes terms of contract and copyright as well as areas such as the licensing of rights. It also covers the commercial aspects of delivering film and television services to a customer base.

The opportunities for companies operating in this area are extraordinary (as are the legal implications) and Andrew Sparrow's highly practical guide provides an excellent starting point for navigating through what is a complex area of regulation, contract, copyright and consumer law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780566087363
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
05/30/2007
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

The impact of the internet on film and television distribution; Online contracts for the sale of film titles and merchandise; Website Terms and Conditions for the supply of film DVDs and other film merchandise over the internet; The Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002; Protecting and exploiting intellectual property rights in online film and television content; The marketing of film and merchandise online; Collecting online data about film-buying audiences; The Distance Selling Regulations and online film and merchandise sales; Paying for film downloads; Engaging with new content platforms; Strategic agreements between the online film company and content aggregators; Online advertising and promotion of film and television titles and merchandise; Electronic signatures and online film sales; Disability discrimination issues for film and television websites; Whose law applies to internet film sales; The Audiovisual Media Services Directive; Bibliography; Index.

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