AICP Business Affairs Boot Camp

AICP Business Affairs Boot Camp
Thursday, June 6th 2019

Helen Mills Theater
137 W 26th St.
New York, NY 10001

AICP Members - $125
AICP Non-Members - $145

Session 1: The Agency, Production, and Post: Are You Getting the Information You Need to Succeed?

How agency specs affect the workflow and why it’s important for all the principal players to have a seat at the table.

Moderator: Kat Friis, Chief Production Officer, Phenomenon
Neysa Horsburgh, Managing Director, Psyop
Joanna Manning, Executive Producer, Whitehouse Post
Ashley McKim, Vice President | Short Form, Company 3
Donna Portaro, Executive Producer, RadicalMedia

Session 2: The New SAG-AFTRA Contracts: Innovation & Flexibility

Get an overview of the new contracts’ structure from the principal negotiators.

Stacy Marcus
, Partner, Reed Smith LLP & Chief Negotiator, The Joint Policy Committee, LLC
Lori Hunt, Executive Director, Commercials Contracts, SAG-AFTRA

Session 3: Lawyers on the Clock, Round VIII

The ever-popular Lawyers on the Clock returns with a group of attorneys who have to do the impossible – answer a legal question in two minutes or less.

Topics will include:

  • Responsibilities of Ad Agencies and Production Companies for False Advertising
  • Recent Developments in the Use of Influencers
  • Legal Issues Surrounding the Use of Art and Sculpture in Commercials
  • Recent Hot Issues for the FTC
  • Client Direct Contracts – Square Peg Round Hole (Still)
  • Agency PO’s for Post – Is an Update Coming (Please)?
  • How to Work with Your Lawyer to Get What You Need
  • Caps on Liability for Master and Sync Music Licenses, Why Do These Exist?
  • Dealing with Product Demonstrations… Disclosing Mock Ups / Shooting Practically / Screen Images Simulated / Sequences Shortened
  • Talent Agreements – Mutual Morals Clauses
  • Licensing at the Speed of Light – How Do You Get Legally Binding Commitments for Properties When the Production is Happening on Monday and the Budget was Approved Friday?
  • Recent Developments in the Law of Idea Theft in an Advertising Context

Moderator: Adam Cohen, Partner, Kane Kessler
Jeffrey Greenbaum, Managing Partner, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC
Joseph Lewczak, Partner, Davis & Gilbert LLP
Roberta Wolff, Esq.