A FILMMAKER'S GUIDE TO CONTRACT LAW
In this section you will learn the basics of contract law. Topics include:
What is a contract? (p. 368)
The elements of a valid contract (p. 368)
Express and implied contracts (p. 371)
Breach of contract (p. 371)
Remedies for breach of contract (p. 372)
CONTRACT LAW: AN OVERVIEW
THE SCRIPT OF THE DEAL
A contract is a portrait of a transaction—the script of the deal. It is a legally enforceable agreement that spells out the rights and obligations of each contracting party.
If one party breaches the contract, the other party may sue for damages, usually money. (See “Breach of Contract,” p. 371.)
If money is not sufficient compensation, equitable remedies may apply, such as injunctions, which are court ...