Legal Resources for Filmmakers + Media Producers
Filmmaker production and license agreements: Film contracts, production contracts, license contracts, copyright infringements, cease and desists and more
Looking to begin a new creative project for a client? Want to make sure you have the right legal language in place to protect you throughout the process? Download our standard production contract and get started.
License Back Clause
Learn how to use License Back clauses in your production agreement to retain or share copyright with your client. By retaining copyright in the production agreement you will have the right to license the content.
How do you handle a copyright infringement? In many cases there is an amicable settlement between the content owner and the infringer. Nimia Claims department will prosecute and settle on your behalf.
Protect Your Copyright
Nimia provides filmmakers access to independent attorneys that can represent their interests in the negotiation of production and entertainment agreements. You will gain peace of mind knowing your contract is managed by attorneys specialized in management of intellectual property: including licensing and contracts, copyrights, trademarks, patents and trade secrets. If you prefer to risk things on your own and simply need legal templates to get started, visit our sister company, Kurator’s, legal resource page.
Filmmaker Production and
Andy Casagrande was asked by a large camera company to be the subject of a short biographical piece of him. Nimia’s legal team provided legal consultation and negotiation in order to provide Andy ownership over the footage that was captured. He now has the ability to freely license that same material for additional income.
Jacques De Vos
Jacques De Vos had previously filmed world record freediver Natalia Molchanova, who later tragically died on August of 2015. With the media scrambling to cover the story, five major media/news corporations used Jacques’s footage of Molchanova without first obtaining a license.
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