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Spring 2022
LAW764  A  INTRODUCTION TO TELEVISION LEGAL AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS

Course Description
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the legal, business and financial aspects of the Entertainment Industry, with a particular focus on television. The course will present a road map to the current ecosystem to permit the successful navigation across a variety of entertainment business transactions from inception to closing to operational implementation. Curriculum will include issues relevant to the development, production, acquisition, distribution and exploitation of audio/visual entertainment content, with specific areas of focus on drafting agreements for content acquisitions and original productions. Required Text: “Hollywood Dealmaking: Negotiating Talent Agreements for Film, TV and Digital Media” (Third Edition), by Dina Appleton and Daniel Yankelevits.

Course Schedule
Offering Dates: 01-18-2022 - 04-25-2022  

Dates Day Time Room
01-20-2022 - 03-09-2022   R  5:30 PM-7:10 PM E265

Course Frequency

Course Information

Credits: 1
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite: NONE
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: 50% - class participation 50%: one original production term sheet to be negotiated between teams of two students (one for Producer and one for Network)
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course: None
Special Attributes:
Compressed Course
LL.M. Course
Course Delivery:
Residential
Special Restrictions: Open to those students enrolled in the LL.M. or J.D./LL.M. in Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law (EASL) or those that have permission of EASL's Director (Greg Levy)
Law Track(s): None
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s): None
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
Yes  
  • Textbook Name: Hollywood Dealmaking: Negotiating Talent Agreements for Film, TV, and Digital Media (Third Edition)
    Textbook Type: Looseleaf
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Appleton, Dina, Yankelevits, Daniel
    Publisher: Allworth
    Edition: 3rd
    ISBN: 9781621536581
      
  
First Class Assignment(s): TBD/None

 
Professor(s)

ZAND, MARC



Contact Information:
Email: MARZand@ionmedia.com