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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Online
Classroom
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

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 2019 Schedule

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Enrollment Closed
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Instructor: David Wienir
365000
Fee:
$699.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 5, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Enrollment Closed
-
Instructor: David Wienir
368921
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 5, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Future Offering (Opens 29 Apr 2019 12:00:00 AM)
-
Instructor: David Wienir
367911
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 28, 2019
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 29 Apr 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Daniel Lifschitz
368198
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 8, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Lecture
Tue Jun 25, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Jul 2, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Jul 9, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Jul 16, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Jul 23, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Jul 30, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Aug 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Aug 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Aug 20, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Aug 27, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170
Lecture
Tue Sep 3, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 170

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