Posts Tagged ‘ wga ’

A Case Study: Guild Residual Calculations – Studio vs. Independent Film Finance Models

April 1, 2014

The Writers Guild of America (WGA), Screen Actors Guild (SAG), and the Director’s Guild of America (DGA) track the international box office, DVD, VOD and television revenues of films around the world in order to assess the correct residual amounts for their members. The challenge facing the Producer however is that the Guilds utilize...
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Unpublished Authors and The Battle Against Copyright Infringement

February 13, 2014

Copyright infringement is a hot topic in the entertainment industry and I have worked on my fair share of cases on this issue.  Having testified for both Plaintiffs and Defendants, successful and not so successful writers, the published and the unpublished, the questions remain the same Don’t all authors deserve copyright protection?   Why...
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