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What’s Included in a Private Property Location Agreement for Film Production

What’s Included in a Private Property Location Agreement for Film Production?

What’s Included in a Private Property Location Agreement for Film Production A great location, as any filmmaker will tell you, is worth its weight in gold. In terms of providing the production with great value. As it’s one of the key factors in producing an amazing film that entertains your audience. Drawing them in and […]

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When is a Film Work for Hire Agreement Used in Film Production & Why

When is a Film Work for Hire Agreement Used in Film Production & Why?

When is a Film Work for Hire Agreement Used in Film Production & Why? Throughout the production of any film there are bound to be many different agreements. Ones made between contractors, freelancers, and the employees. Which make up the cast and crew involved in getting the job done. The film work for hire agreement […]

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Film Adaptation Legal Issues & Challenges in Optioning Literary Works

Film Adaptation Legal Issues & Challenges in Optioning Literary Works

Film Adaptation Legal Issues & Challenges in Optioning Literary Works Film producers draw inspiration from a variety of sources including everyday experiences, previously published or otherwise copyrighted literary works. And the people and places they’re involved with. In fact it’s quite common for a film adaptation to be produced as a direct result of the […]

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Important Legal Issues to Consider when Making a Film

Important Legal Issues to Consider when Making a Film

Important Legal Issues to Consider when Making a Film As a filmmaker, when the idea for a new film project comes to mind you’re bound to have a strong desire to get started right away. But there are also many important legal issues to consider when making a film and they shouldn’t be overlooked. Producing […]

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A Filmmaker’s Guide to Legal Issues of Film Adaptation

A Filmmaker’s Guide to Legal Issues of Film Adaptation

A Filmmaker’s Guide to Legal Issues of Film Adaptation There’s no doubt that filmmakers draw inspiration from a variety of sources, books and novels. As well as other forms of intellectual property often forming the basis. Upon which a script or screenplay is written. Some might even say that literature and film. Although worlds apart […]

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Can You Copyright a Film Treatment

Can You Copyright a Film Treatment?

Can You Copyright a Film Treatment? As a filmmaker, you’ve likely encountered plenty of situations in which you sought rights to use copyrighted works such as music or the written work of an author. Copyright law protects these and other works to prevent others from using or otherwise recreating the works without explicit permission. In […]

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Legal Concerns in Producing a Film About Someone’s Biography

Legal Concerns in Producing a Film About Someone’s Biography

Legal Concerns in Producing a Film About Someone’s Biography Filmmakers frequently engage in projects that can take a variety of potential legal turns, it’s really all part of the process. Particularly, when a filmmaker is interested in producing a film about someone’s biography there are a number of legal considerations which must be made ahead […]

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What is Film Copyright Infringement & How Does it Happen

What is Film Copyright Infringement & How Does it Happen?

What is Film Copyright Infringement & How Does it Happen? As a filmmaker, you’ve certainly heard the term copyright infringement before? The legal implications of film copyright infringement represent incredibly serious concerns for filmmakers that are frequently overlooked for a variety of reasons. But intellectual property rights, and the laws surrounding U.S. Copyright protections are […]

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Motion Picture Film Copyright Laws & Legal Protections for Intellectual Property

Motion Picture Film Copyright Laws & Legal Protections for Intellectual Property

Motion Picture Film Copyright Laws & Legal Protections for Intellectual Property The use of copyrighted material is commonplace in the film industry. Filmmakers use copyrighted intellectual property as the basis for their own scripts or film projects, they use copyrighted footage within the movies and motion pictures that they produce, and they incorporate copyrighted songs […]

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Legal Issues During Film Development

Legal Issues During Film Development

Legal Issues During Film Development The development of a film from a simple idea into a full-fledged script. That includes detailed character outlines and unique dialogue within a controlled and pre-defined setting is a complex process. When developing a film project, you’re likely to face a number of potential legal issues during film development regardless […]

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