DOMESTIC DISTRIBUTION PART I

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Now let's turn to domestic deals. However, many domestic deals also encompass the Bahamas, Bermuda, Saba Island, St. Simply because certain television channels have satellite footprints that cover these areas, and licensors demand these rights be included in any deal. It is customary for independent producers to enter into separate foreign and domestic deals. So it can be difficult to tell what kind of distributor they are dealing with.

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million collected over five days from 935 spots), which Sony described as “the biggest opening ever for an original, non-sequel film from Hollywood.” The contract permitted the distributor to take 35% of gross receipts as a distribution fee. It was a terrible deal for the filmmaker. Every time a lawyer thinks that his client has been taken advantage of, he tries to clarify matters in the next deal by being even more explicit.

Entertainment Law Resources Blog - Untitled Article

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

million collected over five days from 935 spots), which Sony described as “the biggest opening ever for an original, non-sequel film from Hollywood.” The contract permitted the distributor to take 35% of gross receipts as a distribution fee. It was a terrible deal for the filmmaker. Every time a lawyer thinks that his client has been taken advantage of, he tries to clarify matters in the next deal by being even more explicit.