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Daliah Saper to Speak at the 2nd Annual Lake FX Summit + Expo, May 13-15, 2016

Immerse yourself in the 2nd annual Lake FX Summit + Expo, May 13-15, 2016—the Midwest’s largest FREE convening of artists and creative entrepreneurs. Join national leaders in the arts and creative industries for conversations, panels and workshops. Daliah Saper will be the featured speaker during the Law 101 for the Creative Entreprenuer panel on Friday, […]

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Court Room Sketch Artist and Saper Law Client, Margaret Small, Grants a License to Warner Bros. to Use Her Sketches in Connection with Black Mass, starring Johnny Depp and Benedict Cumberbatch

Saper Law recently assisted Margaret Small, a courtroom sketch artist, negotiate a copyright licensing agreement with Warner Brothers. For the last 40 years, Margaret has served as a sketch artist for numerous high profile trials, included the recent Michael Jordan v. Dominick’s right of publicity trial.  However, it was her work in the trial of […]

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Saper Law Clients Featured at 2015 SXSW Film Festival

Saper Law clients Kevin Pang and Mark Helenowski are at South by Southwest this weekend in Austin, Texas, for the world premiere of their feature-length documentary, “For Grace.”  The film, which was accepted into the 2015 South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival, is the culmination of more than three years of filming, editing, and producing […]

Saper Law Client Erik Crary Releases New Film, “Uncle John”

Saper Law client Erik Crary recently screened his newly- released film, Uncle John, at Landmark Century theater on July 24th.  Uncle John is an intimately told story that revolves around the struggle to keep a mysterious disappearance unsolved.  Watch the full trailer here.

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Saper Law Hosts Panel to Discuss the Business of Filmmaking

On September 18, 2013 Saper Law Offices hosted an expert panel about the Business of Filmmaking, co-hosted by Johnsonese Brokerage, an insurance company for innovative organizations. Daliah and other stakeholders in the Chicagoland film industry discussed current business issues related to the filmmaking industry. Panelists included: Jim Laubinger, a certified Public Accountant who deals with film accounting […]

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Saper Law Client cast in TLC reality show: “Pawn Queens”

Saper Law’s entertainment practice regularly counsels clients on matters relating to television contracts, talent agreements, production contracts, rights of publicity, and intellectual property licensing.  One such client will be featured in a new TLC show called “Pawn Queens.”  The show features a suburban Chicago pawn shop run by two women. It’s first episode airs Thursday […]

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CineFile.com Interviews Daliah Saper about the top five legal issues Filmmakers should be aware of

Cinefile.com, a website devoted to all things new media and independent film, interviews Daliah Saper about the main legal issues facing film makers. Watch the video here: Cinefile’s mission: “We exist to support and to help grow an emerging New-Media Movie Industry by connecting it to a passionate, world-wide movie audience and at the same time, […]

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Film Production: Working with Unions

 Unions were created to protect workers from unfair wages and poor working conditions. If a producer wants to use any union labor, then that producer will have to become a signatory to the appropriate union contract. This does not necessarily mean that the production must hire only union labor, nor does it mean that the […]

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