Dealing with Legal Issues
Don't even think about starting a major DV production project without a competent attorney on your team, especially one who specializes in entertainment law. Your friendly family lawyer isn't up to the job in this highly specialized area. If you're working in a business environment, seek the cooperation and support of your organization's corporate counsel. There's no substitute for professional legal advice. Here are some issues to run by the experts.
Incorporate and Insure the Production Entity
Producing a video as an individual is dangerous. You need to protect yourself and your colleagues as much as possible from liability. Accidents can happen on the set. Movies often lose money. Sponsors might feel their product ...