JONATHAN HANDEL, Entertainment Attorney

November 2007
Script (10922016);Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p100
Question & Answer
The article presents questions and answers related to screenwriting including a definition of the term deal memo, how long is a standard contract for a motion picture options agreement and a writing services agreement, and what constitutes a submission agreement.


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