Writer Got Screwed (But Didn't Have To) A Guide to the Legal and Business Practices of Writing for the Entertainment Industry

ISBN-10: 0062732366
ISBN-13: 9780062732361
Edition: 1996
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 3/14/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

An indispensable roadmap to success, The Writer Got Screwed is the first book to untangle the legal and business aspects of writing for the entertainment industry. It is for the young TV production assistant waiting for a big break, the executive with a treatment tucked away in a bottom drawer, the techie targeting the new field of cyberspace writing, or anyone who is inspired to write screenplays. Savvy Hollywood entertainment attorney Brooke Wharton decodes legal jargon, explains how to protect creative work, shows how to read between the lines of a contract, and advises how to avoid getting sued and screwed along the way. Useful resources, including a list of agencies, competitions, fellowships, internships, and legal organizations, make The Writer Got Screwed an essential part of every writer's tool chest.

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