COURSE INTRODUCTION

FEATURING OVER ONE HUNDRED MULTIMEDIA AND INTERACTIVE VIDEOS BY AN EXPERT IN THE FIELD SPANNING OVER 13 HOURS, "ENTERTAINMENT LAW EXPOSED" IS THE MOST ACCESSIBLE, COMPREHENSIVE, ENTERTAINING AND AMBITIOUS ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT LAW COURSE EVER TAUGHT.

SPECIFICALLY CREATED FOR PRODUCERS, WRITERS, ACTORS, MANAGERS AND AGENTS, AS WELL AS LAWYERS, THE INVALUABLE AND CAREER-CHANGING INFORMATION IN THIS COURSE WILL EMPOWER STUDENTS AT ALL LEVELS IN WAYS NEVER BEFORE POSSIBLE. FINALLY, LEARN HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF IN HOLLYWOOD AND TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR CAREER. DON'T BE LEFT IN THE DARK ANY LONGER. SIMPLY PUT, THIS CLASS IS A "GAME CHANGER". PERFECT FOR THE IPHONE AS WELL AS OTHER DEVICES, THIS CLASS LEAVES THE TRADITIONAL CLASSROOM BEHIND. OFFERED ONLINE FOR THE FIRST TIME AS OF SPRING 2013.

COURSE SUMMARY: This unique and groundbreaking twelve week course explores key legal principles and contractual relationships within the film and television industry through a dynamic assortment of lectures and hands-on workshops. Students develop a core understanding of subjects including idea protection, copyright, defamation, privacy and the right of publicity - enabling them to unleash their creativity in ways never before possible. In addition, students are exposed to key issues in manager agreements and in standard film and television agreements, including literary option/purchase agreements, life rights agreements, collaboration agreements and talent employment agreements. The course concludes with exploring independent film finance and distribution deals. Through learning essential "tools" and "countermeasures" to use when reviewing such contracts, students are empowered in a way usually only reserved for elite talent lawyers--and have a lot of fun in the process.

INSTRUCTOR BIO: David Wienir is a talent lawyer, author and business affairs executive at United Talent Agency. Before UTA, David practiced law at two of the top talent boutiques -- Grubman, Indursky & Shire in New York and Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown in Beverly Hills -- where he represented many A-list celebrities and artists including Spielberg and Madonna. He has been awarded the Outstanding Volunteer Award from Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, was named a "Rising Star" in 2009 and 2010 by Super Lawyers Magazine, and is the author of several acclaimed books including "Making It on Broadway: Actors' Tales of Climbing to the Top". David has taught entertainment law for 10+ years, including at NYU and UCLA, and was educated at Columbia, Oxford, The London School of Economics and Berkeley.

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