|Thursday, December 5, 2019|
|10:15 AM - 11:00 AM|
Embracing the 'What-Ifs' -- A Solo Shooter's List to Reduce Stress
You do it all: shooter, lighting, audio, set-up, producer, on-site maintenance, visas, cultural nuances, editor, contract coordinator, billing, posting. You are a one-man (woman) band -- a solo act. It's a fact; the devil is in the details. How important are the "What Ifs?" And what are the "What Ifs?" Join Gail McCabe, a one-woman band and executive director at CreativeMediaMatters as she offers some tips and insights on how to reduce your stress before the shoot happens.
|2:15 PM - 3:00 PM|
Paperwork with a Purpose: Protecting Your Video Business by Managing Legal Risks
You know you're supposed to collect signed releases and contracts, but why? Take a practical look at the business practices adopted by successful professionals when hiring crew, leasing equipment, and obtaining permissions, and learn what “the paperwork” does and how it can protect you. Understand why corporate and institutional clients insist on certain contract clauses, and what agreeing to them could mean for your business. Topics will include entity formation and corporate obligations; hiring employees, contractors, and interns; liability and indemnification; and what everyone behind a camera should know about copyright and privacy. Plus, tips on how to stay organized, manage real-world risks, and work efficiently with your legal counsel.