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Top 4 Filmmaker “Must Do” Practices, and Why

Aspiring filmmakers often let the contract and business details of film production be an afterthought, thinking “that’s not fun. Or creative. And I don’t have the budget for that un-fun, un-creative stuff.  I’m working with...
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Join me at the Screenwriters Network Attorney Panel

I’m looking forward to being a panelist at the Scriptwriters Network Entertainment Attorney Panel – about the law and business of screenwriting – August 13, 2011, 1PM. Come on out and join us on the Universal Studios Backlot. http://www.scriptwritersnetwork.org/event20110813.html...
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Are You Treating It Like a Business?

My legal practice is a mix of business clients and entertainment clients, so I come across many people that are growing their endeavor from an early stage. That early stage is frequently a natural progression from a unique combination of passion, interest...
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Contracts & Business Needs of Film Production – and why.

Filmmakers and writers often let the contract and business details be a second – or third or forth priority, which is unfortunate. Neglecting contracts and business formalities may prevent getting investors into a movie, or may cause a host of other...
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