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Lights, Camera, Legal!

By: Film Independent | May 8, 2018

Lights, Camera, Legal!

Before you call, "Action!" make sure you've properly handled legal matters that will affect the success of your production and eventual distribution. Entertainment attorney Nicole Papincak will cover the 4 Big Cs that every filmmaker should consider before filming: Corporate Formation, including forming your main production entity and your development company; Chain of Title (getting your rights in order); Contracts, such as simple producer-writer agreements or the contracts for hiring crew members; and Clearances.

About the speaker

Nicole Papincak is a Los Angeles-based entertainment transactional attorney. She represents independent producers, production companies, distributors and financiers in the film industry. In the business since 2005, Nicole is an associate at Reder & Feig and has been presenting on legal topics with Film Independent since 2014.

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