Rights and Contracts
FIGURE 14.1 Rights.
Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer. What’s in this chapter – in this book, for that matter – shouldn’t be construed as professional legal advice.
The above is an example of how carefully you have to tread in the film world. We live in a litigious society. That’s unlikely to change. A film project can be seen as a series of contracts that ensure that all the parties stay on the same page, everyone gets paid, and everyone’s rights are respected.
There are several basic contracts that you’ll need for your film shoot, and most cover some rights issue or another. Table 14.1 goes into more detail. This ...