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Complete Guide to Film and Digital Production, 2nd Edition by Lorene Wales

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Contractuals & Other Matters

 

 

 

 

This chapter outlines the important legal and financial issues that come with producing a show. The following sections cover areas that require the filmmaker to enter into contracts. The purpose of the insurance discussion is to simplify the subject for many readers who might find it intimidating. The legal section explains how having a lawyer, though it may be expensive, may save money in the end. Publicity is also discussed in terms of the importance of getting good stills that can be used to help present and sell the film. The completion bond, a lengthy agreement, is broken down and explained.

INSURANCE

There are a couple of different kinds of insurance that are necessary on a project. These ...

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