Clearance and Copyright (4th Edition)
Now extensively revised, updated, and expanded, Clearance and Copyright is the industry-standard guide to almost every conceivable rights issue that filmmakers, videomakers, and television producers might encounter: from the initial acquisition of material through the rights situations that arise during preproduction, production, post-production and release.
Legalese-free, well-written, it's a must-read for all producers, directors, and writers—whether they make feature films, shorts, documentaries, television programs, music videos, or Internet content—and those who advise them.
Armed with this book, you can protect yourself and your work from disastrous legal actions and save thousands of dollars in attorney fees. You can even learn how to save money by exercising your rights to use certain materials without paying anyone.
- Publisher Silman-James Press
- Date available: 09/25/2008
- Publication date: 09/25/2008
- Return policy: 30 days
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Meet the Author: Michael C. Donaldson
Michael C. Donaldson is a Los Angeles-based entertainment lawyer with more than 30 years of experience in copyright and entertainment issues. Specializing in the representation of independent producers he is General Counsel to Film Independent and The Writers Guild Foundation, and a former President of the International Documentary Association. Donaldson is the author of The E-Z Legal Guide to Trademarks & Copyrights and Fearless Negotiating, and coauthor of Negotiating for Dummies.