Film Production Legal

What is a Video Production Release Form or Waiver

One of the most overlooked aspects of the video production process is the release form or waiver. While there are many instances when you won’t need a release form or waiver, it’s always better to be safe, rather than sorry.

Source: Shotgun Media

Intellectual Property

A quick overview of the principles of copyright, trademarks, and intellectual property rights.

1:13 IPR type 1: trademarks

2:20 IPR type 2: copyrights

3:44 IPR type 3: patents

4:50 IPR type 4: design rights


Introduction to Intellectual Property: Crash Course IP 1

The always good, always concise people at CrashCourse discuss the three major elements of intellectual property: Copyright, Patents and Trademarks.

Source: CrashCourse

Understanding the 4 Types of Intellectual Property

An extremely simple, low-level explanation of the four core elements of IP.

Source: docstocTV

Filming permits defined

A very dry, to the point explanation of filming permits


Film insurance

Insurance: who needs it? You, probably. You can fly by the seat of your pants, but when something goes wrong it could be more than the end of your filmmaking career. This video goes into detail about what makes filmmaking insurance different to regular business insurance. Well worth the short sub-three minute watch.


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