Legal Primer for the Entertainment Business

MGMT X 403.01

Explore key legal principles and contractual relationships within film and television. Develop a core understanding of subjects including idea protection, copyright, defamation, privacy, and the right of publicity.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Online
Classroom
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Engage with key issues in manager agreements and in standard film and television agreements
  • Understand independent film finance and distribution deals
  • Learn essential countermeasures to use when reviewing contracts/agreements

About this course:

This unique course explores key legal principles and contractual relationships within the film and television industry through a dynamic assortment of lectures and hands-on workshops. You develop a core understanding of subjects including idea protection, copyright, defamation, privacy, and the right of publicity. In addition, you are exposed to key issues in manager agreements and in standard film and television agreements, including literary option/purchase agreements, life rights agreements, collaboration agreements, and talent employment agreements. The course concludes with exploring independent film finance and distribution deals. Through learning some essential "countermeasures" to use when reviewing such contracts, you are empowered in a way usually only reserved for elite talent lawyers--and have a lot of fun in the process.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Enrollment Closed
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: David Wienir
373068
Fee:
$699.00
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Notes

Early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 03, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Available
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: David Wienir
375097
Fee:
$699.00
Still accepting enrollments
See Details
Notes

Early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 10, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Future Offering (Opens April 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: David Wienir
374153
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 26, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens April 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday 7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Andrew Zucker
374685
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 06, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Lecture
Tue Jun 23, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
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Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Jun 30, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
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Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Jul 7, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
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Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Jul 14, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
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Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Jul 21, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
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Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Jul 28, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
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Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Aug 4, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
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Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Aug 11, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
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Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Aug 18, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
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Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Aug 25, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Sep 1, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170

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