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"Hollywood on Strike" Book Available on Amazon!

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My book is finally available on Amazon: Coming soon - "Look Inside the Book" and a Kindle edition. _. Check out my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” If you work in tech, check out my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets available at https://www.createspace.com/3344392 (use limited-time code JL886NCV for 20% off) and on Amazon. Subscribe to my blog ( jhandel.com ) for more about entertainment law and digital media law. Check out my residuals chart there too.

"Hollywood on Strike!" Book Available Soon

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Great news – my new book, “Hollywood on Strike!: The book chronicles the 2007-2009 Hollywood labor disturbances – the WGA strike and the SAG stalemate – and tries to make sense of them. The Epigraph provides a sense of theme to the book.

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Reminder - "Hollywood on Strike!" Book Party Tomoroow (Sat)

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A reminder - I'm having a book party/signing on Saturday (tomorrow), from 1:00-3:00, at the Showbiz Store & Cafe, 500 S. Check out my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” If you work in tech, take a look at my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets Sepulveda Blvd, LA 90049 (one or two miles north of Wilshire, along the 405). Food and beverages will be available for purchase, and one lucky attendee will win a copy of Final Draft AV, courtesy of Final Draft, Inc.

'Jungle Book' Director Jon Favreau Recalls Marvel's Perilous Start at THR's Power Lawyers Event

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The filmmaker, riding high on a $103 million opening weekend, revealed the high stakes in the first 'Iron Man' film, the possibility of a 'Swingers' sequel and talked about Hollywood's next frontier: virtual reality.

Hollywood Docket Top 5: Lady Gaga vs. producer; Polanski vs. judicial system; Snooki booked

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Amazon Gains Patent on Market for 'Used' Digital Movies, Songs, Books

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Will Hollywood erupt? The RIAA has said ReDigi is the only company to claim digital files could be peddled in a secondary market. It turns out that assessment was wrong. read more. Music Movies THR, Esq. Amazon.com Tech

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Hollywood Docket Top 5: 'Hurt Locker' tops pirate list; 'Couples Retreat' model sues; Seinfeld slander sequel?

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Summit Entertainment, the film's distributor, was unable to significantly increase its theatrical booking last week because of policies by the nation's. Tags: Hollywood Docket Fresh off its best picture win at the Oscars, "The Hurt Locker" has become the most pirated movie online.

Now on Sale - "Hollywood on Strike!" (limited-time 20% discount)

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My new book is finally out and is available now at https://www.createspace.com/3344392 (paperback $27.95)! >>> The book tells the story of the 2007-2009 Hollywood labor unrest - the Writers Guild strike and Screen Actors Guild stalemate. Check out my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” If you work in tech, check out my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets

Special Podcast Episode: Jonathan Handel and “Hollywood on Strike”

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In this SPECIAL Episode: Jonathan Handel talks about the 2007-2009 Hollywood labor strife and his new book on the subject. BUY THE BOOK. Special Podcast Episode: Jonathan Handel and “Hollywood on Strike&# is a post from: The Law Offices of Gordon P.

Hollywood on Strike! Now on Kindle

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My book Hollywood on Strike! Check out my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” If you work in tech, check out my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets is now available on Kindle ([link] as well as paperback ([link] (those are links to Amazon). _. available at https://www.createspace.com/3344392 (use limited-time code JL886NCV for 20% off) and on Amazon (also in a Kindle edition).

Amanda Knox Signs Book Deal

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More from The Hollywood Reporter Harper Collins has signed a deal with Amanda Knox, whose murder conviction was overturned last year by an Italian appellate court, to publish her memoir. Knox's agent is Robert Barnett.

Entertainment Industry Insights Podcast – The Dealmaker’s Ten Commandments with Jeff B. Cohen

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Nowadays, he a prominent figure in the Hollywood Entertainment Law community. Jeff has a new book out. We’ll talk about hollywood then, hollywood now, and the hollywood of the future, and get some dealmaking pointers from Jeff. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -. Nowadays, he a prominent figure in the Hollywood Entertainment Law community. Jeff has a new book out. J eff B. Cohen is a former child actor.

Hollywood's Liberal Agenda

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The Hollywood Reporter has this exclusive: clips that bolster claims from a forthcoming book, Primetime Propaganda, that Hollywood "advance[s] a liberal political agenda." The book, by Ben Shapiro, and published by HarperCollins subsidiary Broadside, includes interviews from a number of

Hollywood Docket: Athletes v. NCAA; Netflix v. Jerry Kowal; Oksana Baiul v. WME

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A roundup of entertainment law news including appellate rulings on book scanning and ''The Bourne Identity.'' read more. The Business Sports Netflix THR Online THR, Esq. The Bourne Legacy Business

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Interview Releases – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

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Do you need permission to write a book based on your interviews with public figures? So, Stephen has been interviewing some celebrities, and plans to feature their remarks, stories and such in a book he’s writing. Without it, you won’t be able to publish your book.

Supreme Court Justices Weigh Right to Resell Foreign-Made Books, Movies and Songs

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Observers of a copyright case with big Hollywood implications were closely watching the words of Justice Elena Kagan on Monday. read more. The Business Music Movies THR, Esq. Business

new book - The New Zealand Hobbit Crisis

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My new book, The New Zealand Hobbit Crisis, is out on Amazon. In THE NEW ZEALAND HOBBIT CRISIS (Hollywood Analytics; Nov. What happened next was almost unbelievable – and proved, if nothing else, that not all Hollywood drama is on the screen. Also check out “Hollywood on Strike!,”

'Loser' Labor Standoff

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See The Hollywood Reporter. Watch for my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” If you work in tech, check out my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets A summary of the IATSE "Biggest Loser" strike and a photo from the picket lines. Note - because this is from the weekly edition, a subscription is required to view the page. -. due out next month. Subscribe to my blog ( jhandel.com ) for more about entertainment law and digital media law.

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Hollywood Docket: New 'Glee' Lawsuit; 'Modern Family' Wins in Court; 'Harry Potter' Copyright Case

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Andrew Breitbart, and the status of the Google Books litigation read more. Eriq Gardner On the legal docket: 'Glee' compensation, the originality of 'Modern Family' and 'Harry Potter,' Shirley Sherrod v. THR, Esq. The Business Business

It’s a Play! It’s Live Internet TV! It’s Both, and it Opens in Los Angeles on Friday

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The producers – who describe the show as a 90 minute omnibus comprised of “four plays inspired by the dark and pulpy noir of Hollywood’s past, filmed and streamed with an eye towards Hollywood’s future” – will be happy either way.

Asked & Answered: Can I sell my novel after I’ve already sold the screenplay?

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It will likely be the last time you sell a screenplay in the small town known as Hollywood. Asked & Answered Contract copyright Hollywood Screenplay Screenwriting

SAG's David White to Speak on Digital Issues

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Details: Hollywood Reporter. Watch for my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” If you work in tech, check out my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets The Feb. 17 talk is hosted by Town Hall Los Angeles. Note: tix are $49-$65. _. due out this month. Subscribe to my blog ( jhandel.com ) for more about entertainment law and digital media law. Check out my residuals chart there too. Go to the blog itself to subscribe via RSS or email.

Hollywood and Hitler

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A new book discusses Hollywood''s history with Adolf Hitler. More here from the Hollywood Reporter

WGA Ballots on the Way

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Details: The Hollywood Reporter. _. Check out my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” If you work in tech, take a look at my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets The WGA deal reached last month is on its way to the membership for a ratification vote – ballots are in the mail. available on Amazon (also in a Kindle edition). Subscribe to my blog ( jhandel.com ) for more about entertainment law and digital media law. Check out my residuals chart there too.

No Book From Juror B37

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One of the jurors in the George Zimmermann trial, known only as Juror B37, has abandoned her plans to write a book based on her experiences in the trial. More here from the Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Sign Owner Cries Foul Over Ad Agency 'Infringement'

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announcing their new Hollywood venture, called BB Hollywood. It’s a snazzy looking page – a photo of the Hollywood sign with “BB” photoshopped in, to form “BBHOLLYWOOD” in the iconic white staggered, blocky typeface. Details: The Hollywood Reporter. 11.9999. Normal. false.

Health and Retirement are the Hangup in AFTRA Netcode Negotiations (Exclusive)

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AFTRA’s negotiations with the networks and television producers resume this week and the big issue, according to a source close to the process, is the same one that’s bedeviled Hollywood labor for the past several years: health and retirement. The contract under negotiation – AFTRA’s Network Code, colloquially referred to as the “front of book” – is the union’s largest, and generates more than $250 million a year in member earnings. Details: The Hollywood Reporter. _.

Agenda for the SAG-AFTRA Merger Effort

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See my piece in The Hollywood Reporter for details. _. Check out my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” If you work in tech, check out my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets There's a strong case for merging SAG and AFTRA but there are numerous hurdles to overcome as well. What are some of the key issues? available at https://www.createspace.com/3344392 (use limited-time code JL886NCV for 20% off) and due out on Amazon this month.

Hollywood Docket: Secret treaty revealed; Google books settlement; Nick Counter

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Entertainment Law Update Podcast Episode 031

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Mr. “Don’t Be Evil” has a new one: YCombinator Says “Kill Hollywood” Starting with the Unions

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MTP readers will recall the absurd post from YCombinator entitled “Kill Hollywood” which was a request for startups to…Kill Hollywood (see also New York Times “ Investment Firm Y Combinator Goes on Offensive Against Hollywood “).

Results of Writers Guild 'Pattern of Demands' Vote Still Unknown

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Details: The Hollywood Reporter. _. Watch for my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” If you work in tech, check out my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets Balloting closed Jan. 24 on the wide-ranging outline of negotiating priorities, but the guild has not yet announced the results of the vote. due out this month. Subscribe to my blog ( jhandel.com ) for more about entertainment law and digital media law. Check out my residuals chart there too.

SAG Continues Down Path to Merger with AFTRA

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Details: The Hollywood Reporter. _. Watch for my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” If you work in tech, check out my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets The union’s board allocates additional funding for task force working on merger; SAG president Ken Howard praises yesterday’s AFTRA resolution regarding merger. due out next month. Subscribe to my blog ( jhandel.com ) for more about entertainment law and digital media law. Check out my residuals chart there too.

WGA East Executive Director Optimistic on Guild Negotiating Goals

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See The Hollywood Reporter exclusive. _. Watch for my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” If you work in tech, check out my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets Lowell Peterson also confirms that there is no date set for negotiations. due out next month. Subscribe to my blog ( jhandel.com ) for more about entertainment law and digital media law. Check out my residuals chart there too. Go to the blog itself to subscribe via RSS or email.

Read the Feed!

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However, look on the right-hand column and you'll see a feed from the Labor page which I curate (and mostly write) on The Hollywood Reporter website. Check out my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” If you work in tech, take a look at my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets I won't be posting much directly to my blog for the time being.

Hollywood Docket Top 5: Google books settlement delay; Comcast-NBCU; top 15 trademark battles

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Entertainment law news you need to care about this morning: A federal judge put off a ruling on whether to approve Google's class action lawsuit settlement with publishers over digital books. During a marathon hearing, lawyers representing the Justice Department, Tags: Hollywood Docket

WGA, AMPTP Reach New Three-Year Deal

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Details: The Hollywood Reporter. _. Check out my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” If you work in tech, take a look at my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets The tentative pact, which is in line with deals reached by SAG, AFTRA and the DGA, provides for 2% annual wage increases but also keeps network primetime residuals at current rates. available on Amazon (also in a Kindle edition).

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SAG/AFTRA Members: Will your dues go up or down? Now you can tell.

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For a detailed breakdown -- and a graph that encompasses earnings from $0 to $250K, see The Hollywood Reporter. Check out my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” If you work in tech, take a look at my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets There's been a lot of discussion about how dues will change if SAG and AFTRA merge, but no one's made it easy for you to know exactly what will happen to your own.

Exclusive: WGA East and LA County AFL-CIO Endorse Occupy Wall Steet / Occupy LA

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In exclusive statements to the Hollywood Reporter, the Writers Guild of America, East and the LA County Federation of Labor have endorsed the Occupy protests in NY, LA and elsewhere. Details: The Hollywood Reporter -- LA County Fed story ; WGA East story. _. Check out my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” If you work in tech, take a look at my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets

Venture Capitalists and Rx Activists Speak Out Against the PROTECT IP Act

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Opposition to the PROTECT IP Act – Hollywood-supported legislation intended to reduce content piracy and block counterfeit goods – is growing among the tech community, with a letter blasting the bill released Thursday by more than fifty venture capitalists from forty firms that have funded many top Internet companies. In contrast, Hollywood trade associations and unions support the legislation, as do drug companies. Details: The Hollywood Reporter. _.