Agents of Influence, By Contract and Contrast

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Association of Talent Agents (ATA) has been negotiating with each other for weeks, if not months now. ...

Production Today: Getting your Film or Television Series to Market

With news that Major League Baseball is giving streaming rights to each of the individual 30 franchises, which is a full topic...

Cutting Out the Middleman: Everyone Gets Paid

A trend in the entertainment, media, and sports industries is one where as basketball star Kawhi Leonard stated “Board man gets paid.”  Meaning,...
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What does NIL mean for agents, attorneys, and colleges?

In the state-led and NCAA-sanctioned move to have athletes in college and now potentially high school athletes (pursuant to state law and...
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Industry Growth Needs Engagement and Historical Perspective

The future of entertainment, media, and sports is a foggy one, as are most predictions.  However, consumers and experts alike can glean...
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Endeavor Showcases the New Entertainment Powerhouse Model

Prior to the Paramount decrees, studios dominated the Hollywood industry in talent management through contracts, production, distribution, and exhibition endeavors.  Today, the...

Why are Streamers Limiting How We Consume Content?

Showtime releases many of its shows on its platform once per week.  Amazon releases its originals once per week, while it licensed television content...
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NIL: State or Federal Law?

There is an intense debate occurring in Congress and in state legislatures across the country surrounding name, image, and likeness (NIL) for...

What AI Means in Entertainment

Artificial intelligence (AI) is all the rage.  Every major company seems to be utilizing the human-fed computer generated knowledge to help make...
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Three Changes in the Modern Economy

It has been written many times before, but change is a constant.  As America and the world find its way through daily,...