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The movie business : the definitive guide to the legal and financial secrets of getting your movie made

Author: Kelly Charles Crabb
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A business and legal guide for novice movie producers covers a wide range of topics, including intellectual property laws, financing, and production challenges, in a guide that also provides in-depth coverage of understanding and negotiating a movie contract.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kelly Charles Crabb
ISBN: 0743264924 9780743264921 1451627653 9781451627657
OCLC Number: 56942011
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xx, 504 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: I have a great idea for a movie --
Your quest and help along the way --
From idea to treatment --
Using someone else's story --
The screenplay: nothing happens until it's finished --
Hiring a writer --
Obtaining an existing screenplay --
Obtaining development money --
Packaging the elements --
Identifying the elements --
Papering the package --
Getting the money to make it happen --
Production money rules --
Bringing the money home --
The studio as financier --
Producing the movie --
Some legal preliminary matters --
Assembling the main players --
Procuring everything else --
Filming the movie --
Finishing all production details --
The legal details --
Making money with the movie --
Theatrical distribution --
Merchandise licensing --
Sound-track albums --
Home video --
Television --
Print publishing --
Stage --
Interactive works --
Internet.
Responsibility: Kelly Charles Crabb.
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