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We are happy to announce that The Hollywood Lawyer is going to be at another wonderful local event- the Korean American Bar Association (KABA) will be hosting a Career Panel this upcoming Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Southwestern Law School. The Career Panel will feature a range of Korean American professionals, from LA Superior Court Judge...
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There has been a lot of talk about modern music artists and their rights in regards to compensation from streaming services spearheaded by megastars like Taylor Swift and Ne-Y0– see T-Swizzle Takes a Big Bite of Out of Apple and Ne-Yo says No-No to Low-Low Pay of Songwriters. But what about music before the era of Beyoncé...
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Much like Aretha Franklin and her camp’s stalling of the documentary film “Amazing Grace” (see our previous blog post, “Aretha Franklin Asks Toronto Film Festival to “R.E.S.P.E.C.T.” her Wishes Regarding Documentary Film“), we have yet another case of the real-life people that the film is portraying causing a legal fuss. This time it’s with “Mena”, a film...
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In our last post, we introduced you to the contract as a legal document. We further discussed your Feature Actor Agreement and the parts that should be negotiated in the contract on your behalf. Now that you understand the basics of your contract and how “final” your signed contract is, let’s discuss the parts of...
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1999 was a huge year for music- Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and Backstreet Boys all had number one albums, and Jay-Z was starting to make a name for himself as a rapper to be reckoned with. That year also brought the Timbaland-produced megahit, “Big Pimpin,'” which made the two a lot of money. Now, sixteen years later, the family...
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