Film profits are complex to determine and require attention to the details most specific to your use. Will you be able to find a definition that works for you? As with all the topics Entertainment Attorney Christopher Schiller covers in his column, it depends.
Christopher Schiller breaks down a selection of facts or fallacies in the film business, providing advice on how to navigate the myths floating around Hollywood.
Chris Schiller breaks down a selection of facts or fallacies in the film business into three groups: People, Business Skills and “The Deal.” Within each section a statement is made that is either a fact or a fallacy within our industry. Take a guess then read on to see Chris' assessment...
Christopher Schiller sheds light on the history of the inclusion rider and how to avoid potential pitfalls that may arise when implementing one.
In business, information is often the most valuable part of your arsenal, so protecting it is key to business survival. Christopher Schiller sheds light on the non-disclosure agreements, explaining when and why to use an NDA.
Entertainment attorney Christopher Schiller explains the intricacies of packaging a film... as well as the dilemmas.
Christopher Schiller examines the complexities of Sebastian Lelio's film, A Fantastic Woman.
From low-budget to high-budget films, there are filmmakers who take on multiple roles. These individuals are known as “hyphenates.”
The film The Shape of Water (2017) is the realization of a fairy tale idea filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has been imagining since he was a young boy. Christopher Schiller shares his insights.
The phrase "award winner" is so often heard that we likely ignore it and seldom consider whether we are supposed to be impressed by the statement or not. Christopher Schiller's answer is, as always, it depends.