The Screenwriter's Legal Guide (3rd Edition)

The Screenwriter's Legal Guide (3rd Edition)

by Stephen Breimer
     
 

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This authoritative guide will help both fledgling and established writers to negotiate the best deal, protect their work, and get fair compensation for it. One of the most powerful entertainment lawyers in Hollywood provides easy-to-understand, expert advice on all the legal issues involved in the business of screenwriting. He gives an enlightening explanation of…  See more details below

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This authoritative guide will help both fledgling and established writers to negotiate the best deal, protect their work, and get fair compensation for it. One of the most powerful entertainment lawyers in Hollywood provides easy-to-understand, expert advice on all the legal issues involved in the business of screenwriting. He gives an enlightening explanation of the screenwriter's position in the industry and then provides a thorough discussion of contracts, options, and working with agents and lawyers. This book shows screenwriters what to give up as a lost cause and what to hold out for. • Includes current Writer's Guild minimums and recent legal development • "A book that should be in every screenwriter's library."--Syd Field, author of Selling a Screenplay • This replaces 1-58115-021-0

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581153521
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
08/19/2008
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Meet the Author

Stephen F. Breimer, Esquire, is a partner of Bloom, Dekom, Hergott & Cook, one of Los Angeles' most prestigious entertainment law firms. He lives in Los Angeles.

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