Important Legal Considerations for Producers

Thursday, February 23, 2017
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: 862 Richmond Street West

Organizer: Charles Street Video

Eric is an entertainment lawyer with hands-on experience in film and television production and distribution, and broadcasting. He is a partner in the Toronto-based law firm Lewis Birnberg Hanet, LLP, and the Toronto-based company Behind the Scenes Services Inc. which handles a full range of business affairs and administration services for Canadian film, television and digital media producers.

Proper legal planning for your project should ensure a smooth production and distribution process, allowing you to focus your main energies on the project’s creatives, and its physical production. Topics to be covered include rights acquisition, clearances and E&O insurance, cast and crew deal terms and contracts, public and private financing arrangements, tax credit planning, and interim financing arrangements.

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