A 2 day workshop for filmmakers

MGAP provided a 2 day workshop as part of the Kultburo short film and script sessions. Kultburo – one of the leading Russian educational program for filmmakers.

The workshop was devoted to legal risk management in film production and included two lectures and practical sessions.

MGAP’s speakers talked about the main legal issues related to idea development, project development, choice of production form, formation of legal relations during production and post-production, conditions for film promotion and film-use contracts. 

The most popular issues for the attendees – all involved in film production – were legal protection of ideas, hiring foreign specialists, use of existing works of art in a film, access to public places for filming and co-production contract conditions.

The lawyers also held a practical session, to demonstrate the kind of legal risks issues they were likely to meet in real life in order to prevent and predict them.