The entertainment industry is not very different from other industries, only that the product is unique. The creative process behind making entertainment raises questions concerning ownership and artistic control, and therefore may dictate who becomes the next star screenwriter, director, author, or composer and who will reap the benefits of this labor. Much time is spent determining who wrote or created what and how much, what credit should be attributed to whom and at what cost.
This article is intended to be helpful and informative. But even common legal matters can become complex and stressful. A qualified entertainment lawyer can address your particular legal needs, explain the law, and represent you in court. Take the first step now and contact a local entertainment attorney to discuss your specific legal situation.