BUSINESS OF ENTERTAINMENT SEMINARS


DEMYSTIFYING DEAL POINTS

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THU 6/14 | 2:30 PM – 3:45 PM | THE BETSY, GALLERY

This session is intended to help filmmakers navigate the major deal points of a distribution agreement. The focus will be on digital, non-theatrical and licensing deals. Key topics will include the “optimal” grant of rights, territorial rights issues, customary payment models, delivery and E&O expectations and other common “asks” by the distributor. The discussion will address concerns for working with multiple distributors and also discuss ways to create leverage and avoid the top mistakes during negotiations.

Led by Lisa E. Davis (Entertainment Attorney, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC)

DEVELOPING A HIT TELEVISION SHOW

Sponsored by Turner

FRI 6/15 | 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM | THE BETSY, GALLERY

A panel of development executives and agents who will discuss development of a television show.


DIRECTING WHILE BLACK

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SAT 6/16 | 4:45 PM – 6:00 PM | THE BETSY, GALLERY

D.W.B. is a group of young(ish) Black directors who meet for dinner 1-2 times per year for the purposes of peer mentorship, sharing war stories and figuring out ways of encouraging the upcoming generation of Black directors. Take an opportunity to be a part of the conversation and get helpful advice for all aspiring directors.

Moderated By: Tommy Oliver (The Perfect Guy, Black Love, 1982)

Panelist(s): Steven Caple Jr. (The Land, Creed II) and more.