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If you mention Entertainment Attorneys who are known for their work with Independent Filmmakers, one name that always comes up is Hal “Corky” Kessler.  He has represented numerous clients within the entertainment industry and has also assisted governors and members of Congress...

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For this week’s Film Short I’m posting some of the highlights from the demos at the Las Vegas IndieMeet held at the home of filmmakers Mike and Sheila Conway during this past Memorial Day Weekend. ...

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Before I begin my coverage of NAB, which begins today in Las Vegas and runs through April 15th, I thought I’d share info about upcoming events featuring a few of my favorite Independent Filmmaking Experts.  These gentlemen are...

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If you are a filmmaker looking for valuable legal information online,  subscribe to Attorney Mark Litwak’s Entertainment Law Resources Newsletter.   Each issue features an article written by Mark focusing on a particular aspect of the law.  The latest piece entitled “Distributing...

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One thing about being an indie film producer with a limited budget is that you try to find ways to increase your knowledge and save money.  In some areas, such as drawing up contracts protecting...

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Film Short: Which Websites are Worth Paying For?

September 15, 2009 | 7 Comments

Every week I receive several emails promising to deliver a wealth of knowledge related to the filmmaking industry and all I have to is ….yeah, that’s right, click on the link and pay for the latest course, ebook or access...

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Earlier I posted tips for screenwriters that I learned at the Section 181 Seminar given by Corky Kessler.  Now, here’s some suggestions he offered for producers. First of all, when negotiating contracts, know what your...

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Filmmakers -Take The Law Into Your Own Hands!

August 8, 2009 | 0 Comments

This week I read on Twitter that at the Topanga Film Festival, Producer Hawk Koch advised aspiring screenwriters and filmakers to get an agent or a lawyer because that’s the only way to get your material checked...

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