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Dealmaking in the film & television industry : from negotiations to final contracts / by Mark Litwak.

Litwak, Mark. (Author).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Valencia Main Library KF4290 .L58 2016 37684001092033 Valencia Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Library Reserve Desk KF4290 .L58 2016 37684001104535 Library Reserve Desk Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781935247166
  • ISBN: 1935247166
  • Physical Description: xviii, 580 pages : forms ; 26 cm
  • Edition: 4th edition, revised and updated.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles : Silman-James Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 551-560) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Dealmaking -- Permission to portray people and places -- Clearance of rights -- Literary acquisition agreements -- Employment contracts -- Advice for writers, directors, and actors -- Music -- Distribution -- Negotiating tactics and strategies -- Creative accounting -- Copyright -- The First Amendment and the right of publicity -- Defamation of persons depicted in literary works -- The right of privacy -- Trademarks and unfair competition -- Remedies -- Retaining attorneys, agents, and managers -- Glossary of terms.
Summary, etc.:
"[This book] is now expanded (with more than 120 additional pages) and updated to include the latest legal rulings and entertainment technology developments. Addressing a general, non-attorney readership, it is a fascinating, highly accessible guide to current entertainment law s peculiarities, creative practices, and practical applications. [This book] can save filmmakers thousands of dollars in legal fees as they navigate the shark-infested wa- ters of the entertainment business. Whether you are a producer, writer, director, or actor, [the author] will help you make the most of your business dealings while steering you clear of the many contractual traps that may await you."-- Back cover.
Local Note:
Faculty reserve.
Material for FS-487 (Cowen), FS-481 (Cowen), and FS-489 (Cowen).
Subject: Artists' contracts > United States.
Performing arts > Law and legislation > United States.
Motion pictures > Law and legislation > United States.
Entertainers > Legal status, laws, etc. > United States.

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