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Media Law for Producers By Philip Miller

Media Law for Producers
by Philip Miller

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Explains, in lay terms, the myriad legal issues that the producer face on a regular basis. This work includes Internet-related topics such as Internet music law, online registration, and online privacy. It also covers topics such as: implied and express contracts in the project/idea submission process; assignment/transfer of copyright; and more.
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Media Law for Producers Summary


Media Law for Producers by Philip Miller

Media Law for Producers is a comprehensive handbook that explains, in lay terms, the myriad legal issues that the producer will face on a regular basis - contracts, permits, defamation, patents, releases and insurance, libel, royalties and residuals, as well as protecting the finished production. This revised and expanded edition includes such Internet-related topics as Internet music law, online registration, and online privacy. Other new topics covered include:

* Implied and express contracts in the project/idea submission process
* Assignment/transfer of copyright
* Music clip licensing
* Use of other people's trademarks in media production
* Parody as a defense to copyright infringement



Clear explanations examine the how and why of different types of production contracts, and checklists provide a quick means for producers to determine when their productions might be at greatest risk to legal challenges. Media Law for Producers also examines the substantial changes in copyright term resulting from recent copyright legislation.

Legal problems can be very costly to media producers. Lawyers and court fees, coupled with the loss of work time, can lead to bankruptcy. Media Law for Producers cuts through the legalese and illustrates legal issues to help producers recognize the legal questions that can arise during production.

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Media Law for Producers Reviews


"a must-have resource for anyone seriously involved in producing a media project regardless of the subject matter or format." - Bookwatch

Table of Contents


Foreword * Preface * Media Law: An Overview * Managing Relationships: Contracts and the Media Production Process * Getting it in Writing: Sample Media Production Contracts * Getting Permission: Copyright Concerns During Media Production * Playing It Safe: Permits, Releases, Libel and Production Insurance * Adding Music: Special Concerns Surrounding the Use of Music in Media Production * Going Multimedia: Legal Issues Related to Interactive and Internet Productions * Working with Guilds and Unions * Wrapping It Up: Protecting Your Finished Production * Appendices * Glossary * Bibliography * Index

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GOR003601693
Media Law for Producers by Philip Miller
Philip Miller
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2003-10-31
422
0240804783
9780240804781
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