The Independent Filmmaker's Law and Business Guide - Financing, Shooting and Distributing Independent and Digital FilmsFaculty Scholarship: Books
DescriptionPreparing independent or guerrilla filmmakers for the legal, financial, and organizational questions that can doom a project if unanswered, this guide demystifies issues such as developing a concept, founding a film company, obtaining financing, securing locations, casting, shooting, granting screen credits, distributing, exhibiting, and marketing a film. Updated to include digital marketing and distribution strategies through YouTube or webisodes, it also anticipates the "problems" generated by a blockbuster hit: sound tracks, merchandizing, and licensing. Six appendices provide sample contracts, copyright forms and circulars, Writer’s Guild of America definitions for writing credits, and studio contact information.
Citation InformationJon M. Garon. The Independent Filmmaker's Law and Business Guide - Financing, Shooting and Distributing Independent and Digital Films. (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jon_garon/18/