Contracts and Legal Terminology
How can you protect yourself legally every step of the way so you can end up controlling as much of your music as possible?
Contracts, Deal Memos, Composer Agreements, Sync Use, Licensing, Certificate of Authorship, Cue Sheets, Exclusive vs Non-Exclusive, Engagement of Services, Time Periods and Irrevocability, Territories, Work-Made-For-Hire, PROs, Crediting, Soundtracks, Mechanicals, Deliverables, Good Faith, Force Majeure, Strikes, Liability, Points, Percentages, Box Office, Net vs Gross, Back Ends, Exclusions, Sum of $1, Billing, Entertainment Lawyers, and Legal Templates
Film Composer of over 80 Feature Films, theorist on the Art & Craft of Film Music, founder of The Composer Collective a media scoring firm of over 3000 global composers, creator of CuePop™ the world's first fully automated online Music Library, and son of the legendary Jazz Pianist Bill Evans.
Evans studied with Jerry Goldsmith, Joey Rand (Music Editor, "Titanic"), Steven Scott Smalley (Orchestrator, "Batman","Conan The Barbarian"), Marco Beltrami, Don Ray, Clare Fischer, Elmer Bernstein, and Lalo Schifrin.
He has worked for and trained under iconic Film Composers Danny Elfman, Jeff Rona, David Newman, Jerry Goldsmith, Lalo Schifrin, and Basil Poledouris.