Number of Revisions Limits

Number of Revisions Limits One of the most important things to do when negotiating a deal, especially on the “smaller” projects, is to limit the amount of revisions. A deal that at first seems really good can really become a nightmare when the client requests revision...

The Media Business and Empty Promises

The Media Business and Empty Promises The media world is full of people who make a lot of empty promises or try to sell themselves and their project way above value. You need to develop a sense for such people an generally be very sceptical. Usually, when something...

Working for a Friend

Working for a Friend Working for a friend (=the friendship existed before the business relationship) and especially negotiating a deal with him/her is very often a delicate matter as very often both parties are reluctant to go into “business talk” and shy away from...

Feedback Time Clause

Feedback Time Clause One thing that can sabotage even the most comfortable time buffer on a project is a client who takes forever to give feedback on drafts/demos. Unfortunately, this is not uncommon as directors/producers usually have a lot on their plate during post...