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  • What is a Regulation D Exemption for Film and Television?
    on November 12, 2019

    Question for FilmTVLaw.com: I’m raising money for a movie and one of the executive producers said that if we are raising money under Regulation D that we don’t need to file anything anymore because it is under the Reg. D exemption. I didn’t think that sounded right but he […]

  • Dates For TV Pitching Season, Pilot Season, and Upfronts
    on October 17, 2019

    Question for FilmTVLaw.com: Thanks for all the super informative articles over the years! Hey, I’m always hearing terms like “pilot season” and “pitching season.” Is there a strict rule about this or is it more of a year-round thing now? Answer by Brandon […]

  • LOVE LETTER
    on October 5, 2019

    L’article LOVE LETTER est apparu en premier sur Entertainment.

  • California AB 5 Ends Film & TV Loan-Outs & Contractors
    on October 1, 2019

    Question for FilmTVLaw.com: Assembly Bill AB 5 regarding contractor vs employee classification is geared towards the gig economy especially Uber and Lyft, but it will have effect on independent musicians. Would it have any impact on independent films and television series and how? It would […]

  • Protecting TV Series Rights
    on September 5, 2019

    Question for FilmTVLaw.com: I’m getting ready to shop around my TV pilot script and a couple writers I know told me that I should get a good NDA drafted to protect my rights. Is that the best way to protect a television series? Answer by Brandon Blake, Entertainment Lawyer: […]

  • SAN ANDREAS MEGA QUAKE
    on August 9, 2019

    L’article SAN ANDREAS MEGA QUAKE est apparu en premier sur Entertainment.

  • Choosing Between Agents, Managers and Lawyers
    on August 8, 2019

    Question for FilmTVLaw.com: I’m an experienced showrunner with two series under my belt. I’m shopping around a third but getting shut out of all but current connects and friends. I never went the agent route, but now considering agent vs. manager vs. law firm. Appreciate any […]

  • The Film Investor Perspective: Safely Investing In Film and Television
    on July 10, 2019

    Question for FilmTVLaw.com: A friend of mine is investing into a movie and asked me to get involved too. I’ve never invested into that industry, but from my layman’s view the movie seems to have merit. What should I be looking for to protect myself if I decide to dive into this […]

  • Gutterbug Premieres at Dances with Films
    on June 19, 2019

    Full Article: https://danceswithfilms.com/gutterbug/ GUTTERBUG WEST COAST Premiere USA, 2019, HD, 101 min. SCREENS: WED. JUNE 19 @ 9:30PM WRITERS: Andrew Gibson, Chris Tobin DIR: Andrew Gibson PRODS: Leigh Lanocha and Tim Haber EXEC PROD: Michael List CAST: Andrew Yackel, […]

  • Actor Contracts and Film Distribution
    on June 11, 2019

    Question for FilmTVLaw.com: I am putting together an indie film that I will seek distribution and place in festivals. The film in question will be based around one leading actor. What kind of contract or agreement should I create with the leading actor if the film gets distribution and it […]

  • Interview with Glass House President Tom Malloy Post Cannes 2019
    on June 11, 2019

    Interview with Actor, Writer, Producer Tom Malloy at 72nd Cannes Film Festival Full Article: HERE Actor, writer, producer Tom Malloy’s production company, Trick Candle Productions, include films he starred in such as psychological thriller ‘The Alphabet Killer’ (2008) […]

  • Web Series: Development, Revenues and Contracts
    on May 14, 2019

    Question for FilmTVLaw.com: About how much money can a web series make? I need a contract with my production partner, something simple to split up the show 50/50, but I’m not sure how money gets paid for a web series. Can you help us sort this out? Answer by Brandon Blake, […]

  • END OF THE WORLD
    on May 9, 2019

    L’article END OF THE WORLD est apparu en premier sur Entertainment.

  • New Section 199A Tax Deduction for Production Companies and Loan-Out Companies
    on April 29, 2019

    Question for FilmTVLaw.com: I run a craft services business and my tax bill was high this year, even though my rate was lower. Can I start getting hired as an independent contractor if I set up a company? Do you guys advise on taxes because my accountant isn’t that up on the […]

  • The WGA - ATA Writers' Strike and What Are Packaging Fees?
    on April 16, 2019

    Question for FilmTVLaw.com: Is the WGA on strike? The series I am working on is going ahead as though nothing was going on, but then I read in the trades that the WGA was on strike against agents. Is this going to affect the series I’m working on right now? Answer by Brandon […]

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