Seminar description: Making sure you are protected legally is one of the most important things you will ever do, in all areas of your life. Learn legal basics such as how to option a script, or what to negotiate if a producer wants to option your work. Can you write about a real person, or factual events? What is copyright law, and how does it protect you? What about idea theft? Can someone ‘steal’ my script? Learn how to become a professional in the business by embracing these legal essentials, to make sure you are on the path of production, and not litigation.