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  • Esports: Opportunities and Legal Considerations for Creators

    Esports: Opportunities and Legal Considerations for Creators – Introduction Esports is an exciting, evolving and lucrative field of entertainment. On pace to outstrip the film and television industry in terms of sheer economic activity, Esports attracts an audience that is only eclipsed by the FIFA … Read more »

  • FACTOR: Emergency Support Funding

    FACTOR: Emergency Support Funding – Introduction Are you a musician who has been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic? Or perhaps you are a concert promotor or music festival that hasn’t been able to host a live music event in many months? If the answer is yes, you and many other individuals … Read more »

  • Canada Media Fund: Performance Envelope Program

    Canada Media Fund: Performance Envelope Program – Introduction Please be advised, in response to the disruption in Canada’s screen-based industries caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be specific exceptions to the following information found in the COVID-19 Flexibility Measures to CMF Program … Read more »

  • Setting up a Music Publishing Company in Canada – Being a Musician is a Business

    Setting up a Music Publishing Company in Canada – Introduction Setting up a music publishing company in Canada may seem like a daunting task, you may have questions about the cost and whether it is really necessary. Here is a story to give you some insight into the process.   A musician told me he w … Read more »

  • Gathering and Waiving Rights – Ask An Entertainment Lawyer

    Gathering and Waiving Rights – Introduction Today we will look at gathering and waiving rights; from the inception of an idea, through its evolution into a film, producers of film and television must gather all the intellectual property rights in their productions. A producer acquires these rights b … Read more »