REEL Ladies Producers Corner: Legal Panel

Producers Corner Legal Panel
Producer’s Corner is an INTENSIVE program for Women Film Producers that helps to take your Producing Skills, Film Projects and Production Companies to the NEXT LEVEL! This is a ONE OF A KIND AND INNOVATIVE Program for Women Film Producers.


LEGAL PANEL PRESENTED BY THE LAW OFFICES OF TONI LONG
Toni Y. Long, Esq., Jennifer Provencher, Esq., Karen Thompson, Esq.  www.tyllaw.com 

 “Dispelling Legal Myths and Half-Truths” Legal Issues for Filmmakers

This seminar will deconstruct pervasive legal myths and delve into the legal issues every filmmaker should know.  Attendees will learn how to protect a project from development to distribution.

PANEL DISCUSSION & Q&A
1. Setting Up Your Company
Choosing Type of Entity, Hiring Lawyer & Accountant, Financing your film

2. Development
Drafting Business Plan & Budget, Obtaining a Screenplay, Literary Acquisitions, Life Rights, Copyright & WGA

3. Pre-Production
Labor & Employment Law, Hiring Crew, Dealing with Guilds

4. Production
Permits, Permissions & Agreements

5. Post Production
Hiring Post Production Staff, Licensing Music

6. Distribution
Hire an Attorney!

WHEN
Saturday, March 12, 2011
5pm – 8pm

COST
CLOSED

*Light Snacks & Refreshments Included


REEL Ladies Updates 2-21-11

REEL Ladies Events
* Producers Corner Meetup: “Being a Showrunner” w/Adriane Hopper. THIS SATURDAY
* Producers Corner Legal Panel: “Dispelling Legal Myths For Filmmakers” March 12
* REEL Ladies Chat: “The Oscars” Feb. 27, 2011
VIEW HERE

REEL Ladies Actors Chat
* New Casting Assignments Posted
* New Casting Workshop Posted
VIEW HERE

REEL Ladies Producers Corner
Article: “Three Immutable Laws of the Movie Business” READ HERE

REEL Ladies Script Club
Featured Writer: Stephanie Sharp
Featured Script: A Man of My Past
Date TBA
Want to submit your script? VIEW HERE

REEL Ladies Site Happenings
*
New Members this week from New Zealand, Illinois, Florida and New York!
* Dele Ogundiran short film “Bathroom Vanities” at Pan African Film Festival
* Georgia Hilton looking for Script Supervisor in CT
* Recent Job Postings

QUICK TIPS: How to get your REEL Ladies Crew!
Looking for a director or cinematographer? Need help with Casting?

1. Go to FILMMAKERS PAGE
2. click on ADVANCE SEARCH
3. type in the INDUSTRY FIELD box what crew position you are looking for
4. search results will appear
*make sure to keep your page updated with current information for the ladies to find you!