Legal Issues in Film
This class is for filmmakers, producers, attorneys, and anyone interested in the film industry.
Thursday, January 17, 2013, 4 - 6pm
Thursday, May 16, 2013, 4 - 6pm
1 East 53rd Street, NY, NY 10022 (Auditorium)
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This class will be taught by Eric S. Tam, Esq., VLA's Senior Staff Attorney.
This class will provide an overview of the legal issues and common business arrangements used in film and television projects. In addition, option agreements for the acquisition of literary properties, distribution agreements, and a comprehensive release for reality based television programs will be discussed. We will also take a look at legal issues surrounding recent films such as Borat. Reading materials for the class will be emailed one week prior to the class.
*2.5 CLE credits: 1 Professional Practice, 1 Skills and .5 Ethics (Approved for Non-Transitional and Transitional Attorneys)
(there is a late registration fee of $10 if you register the day of the class)
$20 Full Time Student (must present proof of full-time status with registration)
$25 Arts Professional VLA Member
$35 Arts Professional Non-Member
$130 Legal Professional VLA Member
$200 Legal Professional Non-Member
Free for All You Can Learn Pass Current Holders
All registration fees are non-refundable. Please note you are not registered until full payment is received.
For more information on this program, please contact VLA Development Associate Diana Siozios at 212.319.2787 x 16.
To apply for a full or partial CLE scholarship, please view our Financial Aid Policy Guidelines here