Producing, and Releasing, an independent film is exciting. It's creative, hopefully, inspiring; but it is no small task. It's a marathon, with a subjective finish line.
In addition to all the exciting and creative elements involved in filmmaking, there are a myriad of legal and contractual hurdles that come into play. From basic partner agreements, to music clearances, from domestic to international distribution contracts, filmmakers will need to have experienced counsel in their corner.
For our Filmmaking for Change podcast, we spent some quality time with distinguished entertainment attorney Mark Litwak. He is a pro. An accomplished lawyer and producers rep, Mark has also produced films and authored many books on the business of film.
Here are a handful of the topics we covered in the Q&A:
Regardless of which hat he may be wearing, he will always be a champion of the independent filmmaker. Litwak's words of wisdom and case studies, shared throughout this podcast, will help you overcome a number of challenges.
It's not a sprint. It's a marathon.
visit Mark Litwak and see resources at: https://www.marklitwak.com/
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