Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.
—John F. Kennedy
|Legalities and Rights:Welcome to Reality|
This Chapter’s Talking Points
|II.||If You Don’t Own It, Get Permission to Use It|
|VI.||Chapter Review Questions|
I. Own It
It’s the producer’s responsibility to legally protect the production. This involves a commonsense understanding of entertainment law, and an awareness of the contracts, agreements, and rules that are integral in each stage of producing your project. A deal may start with a hearty handshake and a verbal promise, but ultimately ...