Apps / Digital; Website / Internet; General Business to Business (B2B); Publishing Agreements; Agency; Employment, Contracts for Services, Confidentiality; Sponsorship and Image Rights; Advertising, Promotion, Product Placement; Film and Television Production; Exploitation of Characters, Designs, Artwork, Photographs and Three Dimensional Works; Letters and Competition Rules; Checklist of Clauses; Codes of Practice and Guidelines; Legal, Commercial and Business Internet Directory.
The Media and Business Contracts Handbook, 5th edition is a master reference book combining a knowledge of contract, copyright and commercial practice to provide over 90 ready to use and adapt expertly drafted contracts, licences, acquisition, distribution, termination, buyout agreements and other documents and letters.
Deborah Fosbrook is a barrister. Previous experience includes Head of Legal and Business Affairs and Company Secretary at TVam plc, the BBC and Thorn EMI. Adrian C. Laing acts as a strategic and commercial consultant and legal adviser to a wide range of organisations and charities in addition to being a Director and producer of a film company.
Whether a large publishing conglomerate or a part-time writer or
actor, this book is indispensable. Full of common sense and
jargon-free explanation, The Media and Business Contracts Handbook
not only provides contract templates for every situation, but
encompasses everything you need to know about all aspects of the
media world, ensuring that no legal detail is overlooked in the
creative rush. -- Greg Hill, MD, Atlantic Publishing
The Media and Business Contracts Handbook has always been for us the "go to reference" whenever any film or media contract drafting has been required, now in the excellent and updated Fifth Edition it has brilliantly embraced the digital and app world continuing to give us as film producers all the comprehensive data that we need all in one place, in the same clear and very readable style that has separated it from all others, as the premiere contract reference source in the industry. Wholly recommended. -- Philip Ettinger, CEO, Ettinger Brothers Film Productions
As a publishing company requiring agreements from book titles to brand licensing and photographic to digital content rights, this handbook is probably going to be the most useful and cost effective tool that we have invested in this year. -- Jeremy Yates-Round, Managing Director UK & Europe, Haynes Publishing
Clear, concise and written with the layperson in mind, this is the essential reference book for any media contract negotiation and the Fifth Edition brings it bang up to date by covering all aspects of digital publishing. From content provider to publisher, trademark licence to sponsorship agreement - and all avenues in between - this is an invaluable resource. -- Louise Dixon, Senior Editorial Director, Michael O'Mara Books