Entertainment Industry Insights Podcast #004: Nat Mundel

Gordon P. Firemark

Entertainment Industry Insights Podcast. In this episode of Entertainment Industry Insights, I speak with Nat Mundel , Founder of Voyage Media, and Co-Founder of TODpix. Nat’s recipe for success in the modern entertainment industry.

Entertainment Industry Insights Podcast: Ken Davenport

Gordon P. Firemark

Entertainment Industry Insights Podcast. In this episode of Entertainment Industry Insights, I speak with Broadway Producer Ken Davenport. Entertainment Industry Insights Podcast: Ken Davenport is a post from: Law Offices of Gordon P. Episode 3: Ken Davenport.

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Entertainment Industry Insights Podcast, Episode 001: Adam Leipzig

Gordon P. Firemark

Annnouncing a new occasional podcast featuring interviews with Entertainment Industry Thought Leaders. Entertainment Industry Insights Podcast, Episode 001: Adam Leipzig is a post from: Law Offices of Gordon P. Entertainment Industry Insights Podcast

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

Gordon P. Firemark

The post Entertainment Industry Insights Podcast – The Dealmaker’s Ten Commandments with Jeff B. We’ll talk about hollywood then, hollywood now, and the hollywood of the future, and get some dealmaking pointers from Jeff Entertainment Industry Insights J eff B. Cohen is a former child actor. You may remember him as the young actor who played the role of “Chunk” in the iconic 1980s film The Goonies. .

Entertainment Industry Insights Podcast, Episode 002: How to Plan, Produce and Distribute Your Independent Film with Eric Sherman

Gordon P. Firemark

Entertainment Industry Insights Podcast. In this episode of Entertainment Industry Insights, I spoke with Eric Sherman. Entertainment Industry Insights Podcast In this episode of Entertainment Industry Insights, I spoke with Eric Sherman.

Actors Union SAG-AFTRA and Industry Postpone Commercials Negotiations

Digital Media Law

SAG-AFTRA and the advertising industry have agreed to postpone their previously-scheduled early negotiations of the union’s commercials agreement, the union announced Saturday.

Industry Letter to USTR re NAFTA Reform

Music Technology Policy

A music industry coalition has written to USTR Bob Lighthizer on the issue: January 22, 2018. Dear Ambassador Lighthizer: On behalf of the North American music community, we are writing to express our united resolve that strong copyright protection for creative industries be central to the North American Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”) modernization agenda. Our economic contributions depend on the protection of our industry’s creative content through copyright.

Box Makes Push Into Legal Industry

Media Law

The post Box Makes Push Into Legal Industry appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Independent Contractor vs. Employee – misclassification can cost entertainment industry employers dearly.

Gordon P. Firemark

In the entertainment industries, this misclassification is prevalent. Lately, I’ve had several conversations with clients about whether the folks they hire to work on their films and theatre projects are properly classified as employees or independent contractors.

The Mexican Film Industry

Media Law Prof Blog

A piece from KPBS.org on the re-emerging Mexican film industry

Legaler Plans Launch of Legal-Industry Cryptocurrency and Blockchain-Based Legal Charity

Media Law

The Australia-based company Legaler, which markets a secure online videochat platform for lawyers, announced today that it will create a cryptocurrency for the legal industry that will be used for transactions between lawyers and clients and by lawyers to purchase features and services within the Legaler ecosystem. The post Legaler Plans Launch of Legal-Industry Cryptocurrency and Blockchain-Based Legal Charity appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Lawsuit Claims Woman in Entertainment Industry Was Impersonated Sexually

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

High-level executives are said to have been duped. An anonymous plaintiff is now testing a little-known law in California. read more. THR, Esq. Culture Movies Culture Business THR Online

Record industry tries to catch porn industry with pants down

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Eriq Gardner The music industry, which has struggled financially in recent years, may be aroused at the prospect of winning money from the porn industry. Warner Bros. and a number of other record labels filed a lawsuit last week.

Clifford Chance Names Legal Industry Veteran To Lead Development of New Technology

Media Law

The Film Industry Is In A Pickle

DealFatigue

Pickle Magazine , a film industry publication based in India about all things Bollywood and now, Hollywood, recently asked producer and sales agent, Ron Lavery to interview me and ten others for its American Film Market edition.

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Music Industry Blog

Music Technology Policy

We welcome Mark Mulligan's Music Industry Blog to the blog role, a good starting place is " Why The 'Music As Free' Argument Just Doesn't Hold Water " (and neither does the Music is Water argument!) Tags: music is not water mark mulligan music industry blog Thanks to Dean Kay for the t/o).

Industry Favorite Fig & Olive Hit With Lawsuit Claiming Salmonella Contamination

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The West Hollywood restaurant is under investigation by the L.A County Department of Public Health. read more. THR, Esq. Culture Culture THR Online Power Lunch

Music Industry Majors Sue Hip-Hop Streaming Site Spinrilla

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

“Spinrilla specializes in ripping off music creators by offering thousands of unlicensed sound recordings for free," says the RIAA. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online

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The Film Industry Is In A Pickle

DealFatigue

Pickle Magazine, a film industry publication based in India about all things Bollywood and now, Hollywood, recently asked producer and sales agent, Ron Lavery to interview me and ten others for its American Film Market edition.

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The Film Industry Is In A Pickle

DealFatigue

Pickle Magazine, a film industry publication based in India about all things Bollywood and now, Hollywood , recently asked producer and sales agent, Ron Lavery to interview me and ten others for its American Film Market edition.

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The midterm exam you didn’t study for…

Gordon P. Firemark

It's been a while since we published an episode of our Entertainment Industry Insights podcast, so we're re-launching with a new season starting now. Entertainment Industry Insights

Music Industry A-Listers Call on Congress to Reform Copyright Act

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A day before a crucial deadline, the music industry is pulling no punches. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online

U.S. vs. AT&T: Merger Trial Opening Delivers Competing Visions of Industry's Future

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A Justice Dept. lawyer asks the judge to make a prediction and block the $85 billion Time Warner merger while the defense rips "preposterous" notions from a government "ignoring" tech behemoths. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Television Tech Business THR Online

The Cross-Industry Promise of Blockchain

New Media and Technology Law

This capability has evoked the early development of new applications and technological developments involving many industries beyond financial services. . Healthcare – Blockchain presents a very efficient and elegant solution to many of the regulatory and operational issues that the healthcare industry is facing in this turbulent time. What are the cross-industry upsides of blockchain? Other industries also see the potential for lower operational costs as well.

DHS: Music industry honors ICE agents

Music Technology Policy

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) investigators were commended at a ceremony today by representatives from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shutting down one of the largest U.S.-based Collaboration with industry is absolutely critical to conducting effective intellectual property enforcement,” said ICE-HSI Executive Associate Director Peter Edge. WASHINGTON – U.S.

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Industry News: Uptime Legal Acquires JurisPage

Media Law

The post Industry News: Uptime Legal Acquires JurisPage appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Uptime Legal Systems, a Minnesota company that provides private cloud services to small and mid-sized law firms, today announced it has acquired JurisPage, a New York City website design, internet marketing and SEO company for lawyers. JurisPage was founded in 2013 by lawyer Andrew Cabasso and website designer Sam Brodie. Its services include web design, […].

Talent Agent’s chilling “State of the Industry” message sends shivers through entertainment industry

Gordon P. Firemark

Jones of Premiere Talent, issued a gloomy “State of the Industry&# message last March, which has been circulating around town among established actors and hopefuls alike. Sadly, this situation “trickles down&# to all entertainment industry workers, including writers, directors, crew, and even professionals like accountants, lawyers and the like. Talent agent James J.

Submissions Sought for new Legal Industry Video Awards

Media Law

The Web publication Legal IT Insider has announced a new international competition to pick the best legal industry videos. The Legal Industry Video Awards 2014 is accepting submissions from law firms, legal service providers, in-house legal and legal vendors. The awards are open to anyone in the legal industry.

New Organization Aims to Kickstart Innovation in Legal Industry

Media Law

A for-profit membership organization aimed at driving technology innovation and adoption in the legal industry made its formal launch yesterday. The post New Organization Aims to Kickstart Innovation in Legal Industry appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Called Evolve Law, its primary focus will be on promoting collaboration among a “community” of lawyers, law firms and innovative legal technology companies in order to speed adoption of new technology.

Management Firm Industry Entertainment Sued for Alleged Client-Stealing

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

New Wave Entertainment claims manager Paul Brown improperly took actors Laura Prepon and Tommy Dewey with him when he left for Industry earlier this year.

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Pepperdine Law’s Straus institute launches new interdisciplinary ADR project for Entertainment and Media Industries

Gordon P. Firemark

Pepperdine Law School’s Straus Institute has launched an innovative new Dispute Resolution Project relating to the Entertainment, Media and Sports Industries. The institute launches this summer with a lead-off program in London (info at [link] ), and will continue with inter-disciplinary coursework and other programming like Speaker Event, Industry Expert Conversations,Continuing Legal Education Conferences, and webinars.

Adult Film Industry Loses Appeal Over Los Angeles' Condom Law

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The 9th Circuit decides that making porn actors wear condoms doesn''t run afoul of the First Amendment read more. The Business Movies THR Online THR, Esq. Business

Do internships at profit-making industries need to be paid?

Film and Television Law Blog

Do internships at profit-making industries need to be paid? That question is currently being considered by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. The matter is on appeal from the decision of the Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York in Glatt v.

Pay TV Industry Loses Subscribers In 2013

Media Law Prof Blog

The cable industry The Hollywood Reporter notes the results of a new study that finds that pay TV (including cable and satellite) lost net subscribers from its total number of customers for the first ever at the end of 2013.

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Content Industry Gets Favored Interpretation of "Repeat Infringers" in MP3Tunes Appeal

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

MP3Tunes and its founder Michael Robertson can't escape a determination of owing tens of millions of dollars to record labels and music publishers. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Music Tech Business THR Online

@agraham999: ‘BIG DATA IS ABOUT TO BECOME A VERY BIG PROBLEM FOR THE MUSIC INDUSTRY.’ — Artist Rights Watch

Music Technology Policy

Big data was a solution pitched and sold to the music industry as a panacea to fan engagement problems. via @agraham999: ‘ BIG DATA IS ABOUT TO BECOME A VERY BIG PROBLEM FOR THE MUSIC INDUSTRY.’ . One of the big pitches we have heard for years from digital services is how they can provide artists with data resources to connect with fans.

Digital Transformation Is About Much More Than Technology — ‘No Industry Is Immune’

Pathgather

No industry is immune,” the company says. The transformation will “introduce revolutionary change to even the most staid industries.” Casper is overturning the mattress industry and doesn’t have a single showroom … Tesla is now valued at more than General Motors.” In short, every industry is driven by technology these days — so every company needs to become a “tech company” to compete.

Hollywood Reporter Reveals the Industry's Power Lawyers 2014

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

How many lawyers does it take to make this list? One hundred, to be exact, as THR presents the town’s top attorneys (their favorite jokes included). read more. The Business Music Power Lawyers 2014 Movies THR, Esq. THR Weekly Magazine Business

@scleland: The Huge Hidden Public Costs (>$1.5T) of U.S. Internet Industrial Policy — Artist Rights Watch

Music Technology Policy

Internet Industrial Policy — Artist Rights Watch. [Editor Charlie sez: Scott Cleland takes an excellent deep dive into the “leechonomics” of the safe harbors afforded to the special people who are members of the Internet Association and the Digital Media Association.

Lawyer Rescues Documentary Film Industry From the IRS

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Tax judge determines that documentaries can be for-profit activity after all, and that one lawyer/documentarian can deduct her losses in her tax statement. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Home Movies Business

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Citing Legal Industry Disruption, West, Lexis Open their Data to Free Access

Media Law

That came not long after ReInvent Law NYC, another conference that focused on innovation and disruption in the legal industry. The post Citing Legal Industry Disruption, West, Lexis Open their Data to Free Access appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Last month, Harvard Law School hosted the conference, Disruptive Innovation in the Market for Legal Services, featuring Harvard Business School Prof. Clayton M.

SAG-AFTRA Asks for Investigation of Videogame Industry Over Vocal Safety Issues

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Employer pressure to overwork their voices has caused performers to taste blood, faint, lose their voices for months at a time and suffer permanent damage, says the union. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. Tech Tech Business THR Online SAG-AFTRA Labor

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Is The Music Industry Really Broken?

The Digital Lowdown

in Los Angeles (aka "The Strip"), I spot an obvious sign that the music industry is not broken. While some may decry the ease at which an album can be made as being a major cause of our troubled industry, I think it is the saving grace. However, the music industry never has been able to support every musician, artist and songwriter. As I ponder the tumultuous past year in the music business, I have to wonder if the business is as broken as all the pundits claim it is.