ABA Releases Guide on Finding Artistic and Commercial Success in New Entertainment Industry
CHICAGO, Jan.18, 2012 — The American Bar Association has released a new book written for anyone who is involved within the world of motion pictures, television, music, the literary arts, fashion, the visual arts and the fine arts, and any other area of the creative arts. Covering all major genres of entertainment, STAR! Finding Artistic and Commercial Success in the New Entertainment Industry presents a unique overview of the artistic, business and legal aspects of the industry.
STAR! features in-depth interviews with some of the most prominent attorneys in the nation practicing in entertainment law, including entertainment-related transactions and litigation, corporate law, tax law, trust and estate law, accounting, and wealth management and preservation. In addition, the book provides interviews with experienced industry professionals who are producers, actors, screenwriters, novelists, musicians, vocalists, songwriters, choreographers, comedians, photographers, former agents, editors, specialists in marketing and promotion, publicists, motivational psychologists, and others in entertainment.
Taken together, these interviews provide a sense of the intricate texture and fascinating mosaic that constitutes the entertainment industry as seen by Hollywood insiders who discuss the delicate balance between artistry and commercialism on the path to success within the industry.
While the book is written for anyone working in entertainment, it is especially relevant to attorneys practicing in entertainment, arts and sports law, media law, the law of the Internet, communications law, intellectual property law, and corporate and international law, who are involved in advising clients in the expanding entertainment industry, both domestically and internationally. The book will also prove invaluable to anyone who has a serious artistic and professional interest in the industry.
Author Richard Warren Rappaport is an attorney licensed in Florida, New York and Washington, D.C., with offices in Boca Raton and Miami. He practices in entertainment, arts and sports law domestically and internationally. He also practices in media law, communications law, corporate law, and international law and trade.
With nearly 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is one of the largest voluntary professional membership organizations in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.
Title: STAR! Finding Artistic and Commercial Success in the New Entertainment Industry
Publisher: ABA Publishing
Product Code: 1620532
Size: 5 x 7
Orders: Order the book at www.shopaba.org or call 800-285-2221.
Editor’s note: Review copies are available by e-mailing Neal Cox at Neal.Cox@americanbar.org. If you publish a review of this book, please send tearsheets or a copy for our files to Neal Cox, c/o ABA Publishing, 321 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60654.