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Friday, October 30 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Screenwriters' Agreements

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Industry representatives in entertainment provide an overview of screenwriters' agreements, contracts, and legalities, along with advice on securing the best deal, avoiding common mistakes, and knowing what a Writers Guild agreement has to offer.

Moderators
avatar for Fred Strype

Fred Strype

Moderator
Fred Strype is an award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker whose work has been screened and honored internationally.  He is a tenured professor at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY, where he heads up their Filmmaking, Screenwriting & Media Arts Program.  He served on the faculty of his alma mater, Columbia University in the Graduate Film Division where he earned his MFA in Film.  He is a partner in Raindance Pictures, an... Read More →

Panelists
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Stephen Clark

Partner at Lichter, Grossman, Nichols, Adler & Feldman
Stephen Clark is a partner in the West Hollywood, CA entertainment law firm, Lichter, Grossman, Nichols, Adler & Feldman, Inc.  For over 13 years, he has represented writers, directors, actors and producers in film and television.  His extensive experience includes a wide variety of individual rights and employment transactions as well as structuring independent film finance and distribution deals. Before joining his current... Read More →
avatar for Uri Fleming

Uri Fleming

Partner at Kleinberg Lange Cuddy & Carlo LLP
Uri Fleming is a partner at the boutique entertainment firm Kleinberg Lange Cuddy & Carlo LLP. Uri represents authors, actors, writers, directors, producers, production companies, studios and other entities in a wide variety of matters related to all facets in the development, production and distribution of motion pictures, television programs, new-media productions and other creative content. Mr. Fleming has worked on and closed some of the... Read More →
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Adam Kolbrenner

Co-Founder Madhouse Entertainment
Adam Kolbrenner is co-founder of Madhouse Entertainment, a literary management and production company based in Century City, CA. Since its inception, Madhouse Entertainment has built its reputation on developing and producing the highest quality of writers and projects for both feature film and television. Most recently, Madhouse produced the feature film PRISONERS for Warner Brothers and Alcon Entertainment starring Hugh Jackman and Jake... Read More →
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Kay S. Wolf

WGAw Independent Film Executive
Kay S. Wolf is the Writers Guild of America, West’s Independent Film Executive.  She conducts outreach to narrative and documentary screenwriters and filmmakers, encouraging them to use WGA contracts both domestically and overseas. Kay started at the WGAW in 1995 and oversaw many of the Guild’s burgeoning new media, animation and nonfiction activities before her assignment to independent film in 2000. In addition to helping draft... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 10:45am - 12:00pm
InterContinental Stephen F Austin, Assembly Room

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