From Script to Screen: The Importance of Copyright in the Distribution of Films

Creative industries - Booklet no. 6

Author(s): Charles-Edouard Renault, Rob H. Aft | Publication year: 2011

License: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 IGO License

The objective of this publication is to introduce the novice filmmaker to the legal and business-related issues needed to participate in what is now a well-structured global marketplace for films. It provides a broad overview of the principles and standards currently observed and practiced in the film industry at the international level.

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