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ABOUT THIS MODULE

Film productions have lots of moving parts – people are hired, equipment is rented, money is managed, contracts and paperwork are drawn up, and ultimately, a product is produced that is designed to make money.  In order to help manage these resources, large studios create a separate company to keep the management of these resources contained within one company.
 
In this module learn how to choose the right corporate structure, set up a company, open the proper accounts, establish the legal framework for the production, work with an attorney, and set-up the production office.
 
Begin your production on the right foundation, protect your assets and investment, and avoid future problems by setting your company the right way.
 

IN THIS MODULE

  • 32:54 video that walks you through every step of creating a production company
  • Illustrated Companion Guide

LEARN

  • The various types of corporate structures and the next one to use for a film production
  • How to hire an attorney and what an entertainment attorney has to offer
  • What a deal memo is and how to use one
  • How to set up a production office
 "Jason proves that top-notch production values are within the reach of anyone who has ever dreamt of making his own movie. You’ll learn far more about filmmaking with this practical, thorough and meticulously organized site than you ever will watching "Project Greenlight." Jason knows what he’s talking about, because he’s actually done it!"
 
   - Steve Skrovan, Executive Producer,
         Everybody Loves Raymond
 
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