The Biz: The Basic Business, Legal, and Financial Aspects of the Film Industry / Edition 3

The Biz: The Basic Business, Legal, and Financial Aspects of the Film Industry / Edition 3

by Schuyler M. Moore
     
 

ISBN-10: 1879505940

ISBN-13: 9781879505940

Pub. Date: 06/28/2007

Publisher: Silman-James Press

Noting that the informality and chaos of the film industry puts to shame any other industry, Entertainment lawyer Moore (Strook & Strook & Lavan, LLP) provides a primer for aspiring film makers that integrates aspects of the business that are often treated separately in other guides to the business. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR  See more details below

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Noting that the informality and chaos of the film industry puts to shame any other industry, Entertainment lawyer Moore (Strook & Strook & Lavan, LLP) provides a primer for aspiring film makers that integrates aspects of the business that are often treated separately in other guides to the business. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781879505940
Publisher:
Silman-James Press
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Edition description:
Expanded
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
1Jargon Translation Guide1
2Money Matters9
3Entities27
4Private Offerings37
5The Budget47
6Guilds53
7Loans and Security Interests61
8Completion Guarantees73
9Distribution Agreements85
10Split-Rights Deals107
11Four Ways to Calculate Net Profits (Depending on Who's Asking)121
12GAAP Accounting Principles for Film Companies129
13Contingent Payments to Talent and Licensors137
14Law of Ideas149
15Copyright155
16Right of Publicity163
17Trademark171
18Credits177
19Talent183
20Litigation191
21Bankruptcy197
22Video on Demand205
23Taxation215

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