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The Biz, 5th Edition (Expanded and Updated): The Basic Business Legal and Financial Aspects of the Film Industry (Paperback)

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Today's film industry is a legal and financial obstacle course that independent filmmakers must learn to master. The most comprehensive guide to negotiating that obstacle course is The Biz, a highly accessible overview of the industry's important business, legal, and financial aspects.

Filled with industry-savvy advice, it clearly explains

€ raising financing

€ business structuring

€ securities laws

€ budgeting essentials

€ dealing with the guilds

€ loans

€ completion guarantees

€ distribution deals

€ video on demand

€ virtual reality

€ calculating net profits

€ film-industry accounting practices and contingent payments

€ copyright, publicity, and trademark laws

€ screen credits and talent demands

€ litigation problems

€ bankruptcy

€ taxation of film companies

€ film-industry business jargon

]€]and much more, including many useful sample forms and agreements.

The 5th Edition adds much new material, including the most current information on video on demand and virtual reality, the thoro.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781935247180
ISBN-10: 1935247182
Publisher: Silman-James Press
Publication Date: May 30th, 2018
Language: English