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USC Gould School of Law

Dealmaking in the Entertainment Industry     LAW-816

This course will explore the legal and business issues that arise in connection with the development, production and exploitation of theatrical motion pictures and television programs. The areas explored will include the negotiation of the terms of writer, director and actor agreements, the changing landscape of media companies and exploitation platforms, and the copyright issues that can come into play.

Units 1, 2
Grading Options Numeric or CR/D/F
Exam Type In-class Multiple Choice Final
Writing Requirement No
Skills/Experiential Requirement Yes

Grading Options: vary with the professor

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