Author Archives: Gordon Firemark

Entertainment Law Update 82

Entertainment Law Update 82

The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update, is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app.

Show notes are located at http://entertainmentlawupdate.com

The unreasonable expansion of the Right of First Refusal Clause in entertainment contracts.

The unreasonable expansion of the Right of First Refusal Clause in entertainment contracts.

[no_toc] The unreasonable expansion of the Right of First Refusal Clause in entertainment contracts. After practicing entertainment law for nearly 25 years, I’ve noticed a disconcerting trend in deals with major studios and networks. That trend is toward expanding the scope of a Right of First Refusal and First Negotiation clause(s) in such a way… Continue Reading

Using Film Clips in Movie Reviews – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: www.firemark.com Brief Explanation of Fair Use YouTube’s Strike Policy   Tim wrote in with a question about his movie reviews channel on YouTube. I’m Entertainment Lawyer Gordon Firemark, and this is Asked and Answered, where I answer your questions, so you can take your business in entertainment and media to the next level! … Continue Reading

Drones and Dead Rockers. Special guest: Enrico Schaefer – Episode 74

  The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update, is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app. Show notes are located at http://entertainmentlawupdate.com Here’s what we talked about… DRONE LAW 2 Special Guest: Enrico Schaefer 3 Prince’s death;  Review of his legal influences… Continue Reading

Is it ok to offer screen credit? – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: www.firemark.com Blake is wondering about whether he can promise a producer credit to someone in exchange for bringing in some talent to a project. Hi, I’m entertainment lawyer Gordon Firemark. This is asked and answered where I help you learn what you need to know to take your career in the business to… Continue Reading

Featuring real people in a fictional work – Entertainment Law Asked and Answered

AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: www.firemark.com Fair Use – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlIXcqnVM50 Can you mention famous people in your book, play or movie? I’m Gordon Firemark, and this is Asked and Answered, where I answer entertainment law questions like this so you can take your career in entertainment to the next level. Continue Reading

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