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The Pocket Lawyer for Filmmakers: A Legal Toolkit for Independent Producers

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* How can you use a state's film tax credits to fund your film? SEE PAGE 63.

* You have an idea you want to pitch to a production company; how do you safeguard your concept? SEE PAGE 77.

* How can you fund your production with product placement? SEE PAGE 157.

* How do you get a script to popular Hollywood actors and deal with their agents? SEE PAGE 222.



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Paperback, 449 pages
Published January 6th 2011 by Focal Press (first published January 1st 2007)
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Gaby
May 17, 2011 Gaby rated it it was amazing
Shelves: nonfiction, law, reference
I'd visited Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts in NYC for advice on reviewing a distributorship agreement. Since I wasn't certain of receiving legal help, I'd asked if there were any resources that they'd recommend. They suggested this book - The Pocket Lawyer for Filmmakers: A Legal Toolkit for Independent Producers.

The book is divided into these sections: (1) Contracts and Intellectual Property; (2) Financing Your Movie; (3) Creating, Acquiring, and Managing Film Property; (4) Production Service A
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Francoise McKay
Sep 06, 2012 Francoise McKay rated it it was amazing
This is a great handbook for anyone in the film or media industry. I have an earlier version of this on my Kindle, there are some additions to this version as opposed to the last one. There is updated information on film tax credit changes, production incentives. The EZ tabs on the outside of the book make it very easy to find information. There are the basics and then more in depth topics that can keep you far from having to call your entertainment attorney most of the time. When the cost per h ...more
Rachel
Oct 13, 2011 Rachel rated it it was amazing
Definitely a filmmaker must-read!
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