Hollywood Dealmaking: Negotiating Talent Agreements for Film, TV and New Media

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Hollywood Dealmaking: Negotiating Talent Agreements for Film, TV and New Media Author Dina Appleton
ISBN-10 1581156715
ISBN-13 9781581156713
Year 2010-01-12
Pages 320
Language English
Publisher Allworth Press
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Hollywood Dealmaking has become the go to resource for new and experienced entertainment attorneys agent trainees business affairs executives and creative executives Entertainment attorneys and Hollywood insiders Dina Appleton and Daniel Yankelevits explain the negotiation techniques and strategies of entertainment dealmaking and detail the interests and roles of producers writers actors directors agents and studio employees in crafting a deal This new edition captures the dramatic changes over the past five years in the film and television industry landscape with two new chapters Reality Television details the sources of revenue syndication possibilities and format sales of these shows as well as the talent deals that are made and the Internet New Media chapter delves in new digital formats such as mobile phones game consoles video on demand and web based apps and explains where today s revenues are generated where the industry is headed and talent negotiation issues All the ins and outs of negotiating are explained including back ends gross and adjusted gross profits deferments box office bonuses copyrights and much more This easy to follow reference is packed with expert insights on distribution licensing and merchandising The book s invaluable resource section includes definitions of lingo for acquisition agreements and employment deals twelve ready to use sample contracts and a directory of entertainment attorneys in both New York and Los Angeles In Hollywood Dealmaking readers will recognize the key players in the process understand the lingo of crafting deals learn how to negotiate agreements for the option and purchase of books and screenplays be able to negotiate employment deals for all members of a film or television crew understand payment terms and bonuses and be able to register copyrights in scripts and other literary works Allworth Press an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts with emphasis on the business of art Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design theater branding fine art photography interior design writing acting film how to start careers business and legal forms business practices and more While we don t aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers

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