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Two-Day Screen Business Essentials Workshop

SPA's Business Essentials workshop returns to Sydney on May 17 & 18 at AFTRS.

SPA Business Essentials is presented in association with AFTRS and covers the commercial framework in which producers must operate.

The two-day workshop includes the following modules:

  • legal structures for businesses and for productions

  • tax incentives and tax compliance

  • business planning

  • managing cashflow

  • copyright and chain of title

  • rights negotiation

  • distribution and licensing agreements

  • employment law

  • cast and crew agreements

  • financial management of productions

  • fringes

  • insurance

  • latest market research

  • film and television industry sources of finance

*Stay tuned for further information on course details and speaker line-up*

DATE AND VENUE

DATE: Thursday May 17 and Friday May 18, 2018

TIME: 9.00am to 5.00pm
VENUE: AFTRS Building 130, Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park NSW
PARKING: Parking is available at the Entertainment Quarter carpark. Reduced rates are available if you validate your ticket with AFTRS reception.

PRICING

SPA Members: $350  |  Guilds: $540  |  Full Price: $600

SPACES ARE LIMITED - BOOK NOW TO SECURE YOUR SPOT!

To receive the SPA members special discount, select ENROL on the AFTRS booking page, and choose SPA member registrant type.

Presented by Screen Producers Australia and the Australian Film Television and Radio School.

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For lawyers attending the Business Essentials Workshop:
Seminars and other CPD activities are not accredited by The Law Society of New South Wales. Under the CPD Rules, if SPA’s Business Essentials Workshop is relevant to your immediate or long term needs in relation to your professional development and practice of the law, then you should claim one “unit” for each hour of attendance, refreshment breaks not included.

*Photos will be taken during the event for use in promotion and marketing.*

SPEAKERS

Owen Johnston has worked for Screen Producers Australia for over a decade in both policy and industrial relations. Owen has produced feature films, documentaries, television drama, and commercials and is a former Director of Film Development and Marketing at the Australian Film Commission.