Media Production Agreements is an invaluable reference tool for film, television and video producers and has been written specifically for all those involved in the media industry. Providing legal information and sound advice on the structuring of deals and negotiated agreements, this authoritative guide identifies potential pitfalls in the drafting and arrangement of contracts and proposals.
Media Production Agreements contains legal agreements which independent producers, writers and all those involved in the film and television industry are faced with at the outset of a project. Typical agreements and sample contracts are presented in the text and practical explanatory notes provide clarification, caveats and advice.
Contracts and agreements discussed include:
* option and literary purchase
* writer's and director's agreement
* co-production agreement
* distribution agreement
* location agreement
* non-disclosure agreement
* release from a living person
* release for extras
* name product and logo release agreement
* licence to reproduce still photographs.
Introduction, Literary sale, Collaboration, Financing, Production, Artist employment, Music, Depiction release, Distribution, Merchandising, Retainer, Glossary of terms, Appendix, Index