The Creative Artist's Legal Guide

Copyright, Trademark and Contracts in Film and Digital Media Production

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Author: William J. Seiter,Ellen Seiter

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300161190

Category: Law

Page: 244

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Demystifying the fundamental principles of intellectual property, this practical resource, essential for anyone trying to navigate today's rapidly changing media environment, provides creative artists with the legal concepts needed to deal safely with lawyers, agents, executives and others. Original.

The Craft of Criticism

Critical Media Studies in Practice

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Author: Michael Kackman,Mary Celeste Kearney

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134749236

Category: Social Science

Page: 356

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With contributions from 30 leading media scholars, this collection provides a comprehensive overview of the main methodologies of critical media studies. Chapters address various methods of textual analysis, as well as reception studies, policy, production studies, and contextual, multi-method approaches, like intertextuality and cultural geography. Film and television are at the heart of the collection, which also addresses emergent technologies and new research tools in such areas as software studies, gaming, and digital humanities. Each chapter includes an intellectual history of a particular method or approach, a discussion of why and how it was used to study a particular medium or media, relevant examples of influential work in the area, and an in-depth review of a case study drawn from the author's own research. Together, the chapters in this collection give media critics a complete toolbox of essential critical media studies methodologies.

How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist

Selling Yourself without Selling Your Soul (Seventh Edition)

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Author: Carol Michels

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1621536181

Category: Art

Page: 999

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“Michels explodes the romantic notion of the starving artist.” —The New York Times “Michels is a tough but compassionate advocate, savvy in the ways of the world and the demands on artists in this materialistic society.” —The Miami Herald Written for fine artists ready to launch their careers as well as experienced artists who wish to relaunch their careers, How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist, Seventh Edition, an acclaimed guide, empowers artists to take control of their careers to create a fulfilling life and earn a decent income. In this newly revised edition, Caroll Michels continues to demystify the inner workings of the art world and challenge the status quo. New chapters discuss such topics as: New business models for artists: Going to the extreme The use of social media and website development as marketing and publicity tools and what does and doesn’t work The confusion between the “art-buying public” and the “general public” and their differences New suggestions for establishing and calculating prices for artwork Neighborhood gentrification and the growing challenges of securing a reasonably priced live/work space How dealers find artists, how to negotiate with dealers, and how to understand a dealer’s agenda Using her own experiences as an artist as well as the experiences of her clients, Michels crafts a must-read guidebook for anyone interested in embarking upon a successful career as an artist.

The Musician's Business and Legal Guide, Fifth Edition

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Author: Mark Halloran

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1134848846

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 298

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The Musician’s Business and Legal Guide provides vital information to help demystify the music business and the complex body of law that shapes it. This book answers such questions as how to protect name and copyright; what is and is not legal about sampling; what are the legal issues surrounding digital downloads and streaming; what are the jobs of managers, talent agents and publishers; what are common contractual relationship between independent and major labels. The new edition includes chapters not covered in depth by other books: social media law, TV talent shows, YouTube, and international copyright. As in previous editions, the book features clause-by-clause contract analyses for 360 record deals, music publishing, management, and producer agreements.

Content Rights for Creative Professionals

Copyrights and Trademarks in a Digital Age

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Author: Arnold P. Lutzker

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0240804848

Category: Computers

Page: 304

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Content Rights for Creative Professionals is for professionals and students working in all areas of media (film/video, photography, multimedia, web, graphics, and broadcast) who need to know what the law requires and how they should properly utilize copyrights and trademarks. This book outlines critical concepts and applies them with explanations in real-life applications, including many cases from the author's own practice as well as those of various media professionals. This 256 page text is a practical guide designed to provide its reader with a firm understanding of the principles underlying the ownership and use of content, so that when questions arise, they will be able to make correct, well-informed decisions whether concerning their personal works, or works of others that a company wishes to copyright or trademark. In addition, the reader will be more capable of exercising sound judgment in structuring employment and contract relationships and of acquiring and/or licensing works, which are at the core of the business of communicating. *Access to the most up-to-date copyright and trademark information *Provides a firm understanding of the priciniples underlying the ownership and use of content *Suits the perspective of the freelance artist as well as the in-house media professional

Chambers UK

A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Lawyers

Page: 2176

View: 361

Dealmaking in the Film & Television Industry

From Negotiations to Final Contracts

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Author: Mark Litwak

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 468

View: 2135

Dealmaking—the popular, award-winning “self-defense” book for everyone working in the film and television industry—is now updated to include the latest legal rulings and entertainment technology developments. Addressing a general, non-attorney readership, it is a fascinating, highly accessible guide to current entertainment law's peculiarities, “creative” practices, and practical applications. Armed with Dealmaking, filmmakers can save themselves thousands of dollars in legal fees as they navigate the shark-infested waters of the entertainment business. Whether you're a producer, writer, director, or actor, Mark Litwak will help you make the most of your business dealings while steering you clear of the many contractual traps that may await you.

The Independent

A Magazine for Video and Filmmakers

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Motion pictures

Page: N.A

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Release Print

Newsletter of Film Arts Foundation, the Bay Area Organization of Independent Film and Videomakers

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Independent filmmakers

Page: N.A

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Political Handbook of the World 2008

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Author: Arthur S Banks,William Overstreet,Thomas Muller

Publisher: CQ Press

ISBN: 9780872895287

Category: Political Science

Page: 1665

View: 6450

With more than 200 entries on countries and territories throughout the world, the best-selling Political Handbook of the World is the most authoritative one-stop source for throrough and accurate global political information. This volume is renowned for its extensive coverage of major, minor, and antisystemic political parties and groups in each political system around the world. It also provides names of key ambassadors and international memberships of each Country, and profiles over 120 intergovernmental organization.

Alles, was Sie über das Musikbusiness wissen müssen

erfolgreich verhandeln, Verträge gestalten, Auftritte organisieren, Finanzen managen

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Author: Donald S. Passman,Wolfram Herrmann

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783791029870

Category:

Page: 467

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Wer eine Karriere im Musikgeschäft anstrebt, kommt an diesem Buch nicht vorbei! Ob bei der Planung eines Auftritts, bei Vertragsverhandlungen oder der Verwaltung der Finanzen - im Musikbusiness lauern viele rechtliche und finanzielle Fallen. Branchen-Kenner Wolfram Herrmann hat den US-Bestseller des Staranwalts Donald S. Passman auf die Musik-Szene in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz übertragen. In diesem Ratgeber enthüllen die beiden Experten ihr umfangreiches Insiderwissen - fundiert und eingängig. "Hätte ich dieses Buch bereits zu Beginn meiner Karriere gehabt, wäre ich heute zehn Mal reicher und hätte ein Vermögen an Anwaltsgebühren gespart." Ed Bicknell, Manager der 'Dire Straits'

The Wall Street Journal

Index

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Author: Bell & Howell Co. Newspaper Indexing Center,Dow Jones & Co

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Wall Street journal

Page: N.A

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