Contracting for Creatives
Contracting for Creatives is an Intermediate level study on Business, written by the creator, Seth C. Polansky. This study is an important base for a person who needs to sharpen his/her Business expertise. It provides you a thorough grip on Business, Business Skills, Design, Marketing, Video, Design Business, Video Pre-Production, Freelancing, Business, Business Skills, Design, Marketing, Video, Design Business, Video Pre-Production and Freelancing.
Media and entertainment companies spend billions of dollars every year on creative talent. In this course—specifically designed for creatives—professor, contract attorney, indie film producer, and musician Seth Polansky pulls back the curtain and explains how to protect yourself when presented with an industry contract. Get an overview of the types of contracts that you can expect to see, the situations in which a particular type is used, and the specific red flags inherent in each. Seth discusses NDA, work-for-hire and contractor agreements, and proposals, quotes, and SOWs.
Disclaimer: This course is taught by an attorney and addresses US law concepts that may not apply in all countries. Neither LinkedIn (including Lynda.com) nor the instructor represents you and they are not giving legal advice. The information conveyed through this course is akin to a college or law school course; it is not intended to give legal advice, but instead to communicate information to help viewers understand the basics of the topic presented. The views (and legal interpretations) presented in this course do not necessarily represent the views of LinkedIn or Lynda.com.
- Why do you need a contract?
- Types of contracts
- Asking for an NDA
- Work-for-hire and contractor agreements
- Proposals, quotes, and statements of work
- Licensing agreements
- Delivery and payment terms