Filmmakers: Copyright and Contract Tips for Development & Production

Tue. Sep 12, 2017 7:00pm - 8:30pm PDT
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Filmmakers: Copyright and Contract Tips for Development & Production


With James Marion, Esq.


This workshop will provide guidelines for filmmakers by identifying copyright and contract tips for development and production. Topics covered during the program include:


Rights Development / Acquisitions:



  • story rights 

  • option agreements


Rights Protection:


  • screenplay registration

  • clearance


Financing Deals:


  • finders fee agreements

  • investor agreements


Production Deals:



  • producer agreements 

  • above-the-line talent


Sales and Distribution:


  • sales agents

  • alternate shopping options 


James MarionPresenter:  James Marion, Esq.  is a California attorney specializing in intellectual property and business law in the cannabis and entertainment spaces, along with several other industries.  He is the founder and principal attorney at Law Offices of James P. Marion, Esq. (www.marionesq.com).  James brings over a decade of entertainment business experience to his boutique practice, with valuable insight gained by working extensively with individual entrepreneurs and creative talent, as well as established industry players. 


Directly opposite the Downtown Berkeley BART Station


Downtown Berkeley Parking Map




WORKSHOP PRICING:



  • General Admission: $20 Online (+ Processing Fees).

  • CLA Members: $10 Online (+ Processing Fees). Requires Member Access Code.

  • CLA Senior Members $5 Online (+ Processing Fees). Requires Member Access Code.

  • CLA Student Members $5 Online (+ Processing Fees). Requires Member Access Code.

  • [$10 Extra At-the-Door]

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Wells Fargo Building 2140 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
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