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What is Involved in TV Production?

What is Involved in TV Production? What is Involved in TV Production? The production of TV Shows is different from film in many ways. Below are the major ways that the two industries differ. Behind TV Production Film production involves a large team of independent producers,
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Motion Picture Financing

Motion Picture Financing Motion Picture Financing The sine qua non (Latin for “without which it could not be”) of deals within the entertainment industry is procuring and securing financial backing from investors. Without funding, a deal has no life, especially motion pictures. The
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Sports Endorsement Contract

Sports Endorsement Contract Sports Endorsement Contract Negotiating a sports endorsement Contract is a unique and challenging endeavor for agents, legal counsel, and athletes. The athlete (client) needs to know that their team of lawyers, agents, and managers are providing a solid foundation for
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An Artist’s Personal Manager

An Artist's Personal Manager An Artist’s Personal Manager In the entertainment business, the celebrity is the most profitable asset. Hence, there is a complex system that surrounds an artist in order for them to make the most money. One of the most important entities
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Rights of Privacy vs. Rights of Publicity

Rights of Privacy vs. Rights of Publicity Rights of Privacy vs. Rights of Publicity A person’s right to privacy is an innate and inherent right. Alternatively, the right of publicity is something that is built up through the effort to create profitability through one’s name, image or
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For Artists: Personal Manager’s Contract

Personal Manager’s Contract For Artists: Personal Manager’s Contract It is not uncommon for professional artists to hire the services of a personal manager to help manage and organize their careers. A manager can also help an artist open doors for new opportunities. A
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Movie Production

Movie Production Making movies is not all about creativity. Movie production is an intricate system that involves both finances and legal complexities. Contractual agreements are one of the first and most important steps in order to execute a production properly.
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Copyright Law In California

What Is Copyright Infringement?   Copyright Law In California One of the most important things a creator has to be aware of is how to protect their piece of work. Knockoffs and cheap imitations drown the market of any good; this not only damages
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What Is Forgery Law In California?

What Is Forgery Law In California? Image   What Is Forgery Law In California? Forgery, as a white-collar crime, has a relatively broad definition under the current state of California law. According to California Penal Code 470 PC, a forgery law is an act of faking the
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New Labor Regulations in Entertainment Due to COVID-19

New Labor Regulations in Entertainment Due to COVID-19 New Labor Regulations in Entertainment Due to COVID-19 The unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 pandemic has changed ‘normal’ life as we know it. The pandemic has affected all jobs, but as many industries go back to work, new rules and
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