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Pitfalls for Contestants in Reality Competition Shows

1.0 CLE

During this presentation, Mr. Resnick and Ms. Mattison discussed:

  • Background
  • Common TV production company requests- business terms
  • Treatment of contestants during/after production
  • Other fine print issues
  • Negotiability
  • Common sense considerations for contestants and their representatives

About the Presenters:

Bernard Resnick, Esq. is an entertainment attorney who has worked in the entertainment industry for over 30 years. His clients have included recording artists, songwriters, record producers, agents, managers, filmmakers, financiers, professional athletes and others. Mr. Resnick is a lecturer in Law at the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. Mr. Resnick serves on the Recording Academy’s national Grammy Awards Hall of Fame committee. Mr. Resnick frequently serves as an expert witness in entertainment-related lawsuits. Besides being a lawyer and expert witness, Mr. Resnick is a musician, songwriter, record producer and music publisher.

Priscilla J. (Sally) Mattison is Of Counsel to the firm Bernard M. Resnick, Esq. P.C. Her clients have included recording artists, songwriters, record producers, record labels, music publishers, managers, booking agencies, filmmakers and screenwriters. A frequent speaker at entertainment industry and legal education events, she has also written numerous articles for trade publications, including books published by the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers. In addition to IAEL, she belongs to The Recording Academy, New York Women in Film & Television, and Philadelphia Women in Film & Television, and holds both writer and publisher memberships in BMI.

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Continuing Legal Education Credit (CLE)

NALA: This seminar is pre-approved by the Certifying Board of the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA).

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