Mentoring Programme Seminar: Everything you want to know about contracts

EWA Network is proud to host this seminar with the renowned lawyer Filomena Cusano who will share her experience and clarify general points about contracts and  deals in a seminar which will be followed by a Q&A.

This seminar is part of the Ewa Network Mentoring Programme for female producers.

WHEN: October 25th at 14h CEST

Filomena Cusano

Filomena Cusano is qualified for the practice of Law in British Columbia, Canada, Great Britain and Wales and the republic of Italy. Her education includes  BA by the University of Victoria, Juris Doctor by University of Victoria, Université de Nice, specialisation French and Literature, and Law at the Università degli studi di Bologna.

She has represented amongst others, a number of independent film and television producers, film distributors and US studios with a focus on film and television finance and on putting together the jigsaw of tax-based finance, loans, subsidies, TV deals and distribution pre-sales often needed to fund a production.

She is an advisor on Bank financing, Completion Guarantees. Copyright issues, Production Insurance issues, Co-production agreements, Cross-media ownership, Development agreements, Directors' agreements, Discounting, European funding, Film, TV & Video Finance, Production and Distribution, Interactive media Internet/New Media Issues, Performers' contracts, Production Deals, Merchandising, Rights acquisitions, Sale & Leaseback deals, Sponsorship, Union/Guild agreements, Writer's agreements.