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KAMI NAGHDI

2 days HOURS

25/26 . 02 . 2017

LOCATION: London UK


PRICE: 399GBP (319GBP Until 27th January)

VACANCES: 25

CONTACT: filmlab@fest.pt

FILM LAW DEVELOPMENT PRODUCTION AND EXPLOITATION DEALS



ABOUT KAMI NAGHDI



Kami has been listed in the legal directories for his expertise in both Media and Entertainment and Media Finance as top-tier ranked and has been described as "knowledgeable, thorough and fast".
Kami's practice focuses on development, finance, production, exploitation and acquisition of audiovisual content across all media platforms. His clients include leading film-makers, brands, financiers, content creators, production companies, sales agents, distributors and agencies.
Across 2005-2011 he moved into the film industry itself to work in film finance, production and distribution. He has produced nine international feature films with leading filmmakers including legendary directors Werner Herzog and Bille August and leading cast such as Christian Bale, Tom Wilkinson, Steve Buscemi, Stellan Skarsgard, Amanda Seyfried, Vera Farmiga and Michelle Williams. He has recently executive produced two documentaries. His films have launched at Sundance, DocFest, Berlin International Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival and have been distributed by Warner Bros, Paramount, Pathe, Twentieth Century Fox, MGM, Universal Pictures, Buena Vista, Sony Pictures, Image Entertainment, Vertigo, Entertainment One, Optimum Releasing (now StudioCanal), Magnolia and IFC. As a lawyer, his experience in the film industry is unrivalled.
Kami heads the head the film & television practice at Clintons, a tier-one media and entertainment law firm in London.


WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION



FILM LAW, DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION AND EXPLOITATION DEALS

A. GENESIS:
Ideas: Auteur vs. Industry/Art vs. Culture/Writer-Directors
Partnering with another producer / Creative and Financial Co-productions

B. KEY STEPS AND NEXT STEPS
Assembling a Creative Team and making a few Key Decisions:
Commissioning a Writer
Choosing a Director
Hollywood vs. Europe
Packaging of Talent: agents, managers and lawyers and casting directors
Location of the Filming / Subsidies
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The Value Chain / Copyright / Chain of Title / Screenplay Rights
Option/Purchase Agreements
Underlying rights: articles, books, life rights, etc.
Creative Team Agreements: Short Form/Long-form Contract
Director Agreement / Director Development Agreement
Producer Agreement
Writer Agreement
Co-production Agreements
Development Finance Agreement
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Casting: Casting Directors / Securing Cast
Actor Agreements: Major Deal Points (Upfront/Contingent Compensation, Deferments, Profit Participation: Gross vs. Net
Guilds residuals
Composer Agreement
Music and Music Rights: Sync and Master Use Licenses
Rights Clearance (artwork, brands, pictures)
Location Agreements

C. THE MARKET
Distributors and Sales Agents
The Revenue Waterfall Estimating Revenue: the highs and lows
Sales Agency Agreement
Marketing and Distribution Plan
Distribution Agreements / Financier’s Notices of Assignment

D. FINANCING
Budget/Financing - Financing Sources: Equity, Pre-sales, Gap Financing, Debt and Subsidies
Equity Investment Agreement
Loan Agreement
Security Agreement
Interparty / Intercreditor Agreement
Revenue Flow -Theatrical and Ancillary Rights: Domestic and Foreign BO, Domestic and Foreign Ancillary Rights Revenue Projections
Collection Agreement

E. EXPLOITATION
P & A Funding
Clearing Supporting Materials Marketing: Social Media, Press, Publicist, Website, Blogs, Word of Mouth
Release Plan
Film Festivals / Film Markets
Theatrical Distributor or Alternative / Ancillary Media

PROFILE OF PARTICIPANT


The workshop designed for Film Producers, Film Financiers, Directors, Junior legal and business affairs executives Film Students, or anyone interested in entering the Business of Film Production, Film Law, Film Finance or Exploitation.

WORKSHOP LOCATION


London UK

16 hours
Duration: 2 days
Dates: 25-26 February 2017
Location: LONDON UK
Price: 399EUR (319GBP Until 27th of January)
Maximum number of participants: 25
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