Attorney, Producer, Author and Executive, "Not Easily Broken", "Sparkle"
Curtis will teaching a workshop on the Legal and Funding part of entertainment on Tuesday.
Funding: In this workshop, explore the various funding options available to independent filmmakers. From crowdfunding to equity raises to partnering with a studio or larger production companies, dive into the world of funding. We will also address several of the important legal issues that producers encounter when raising money.
Legal: In this workshop, we will explore the critical legal issues that every producer faces as they navigate the lifecycle of the producing process; starting with rights acquisition to development issues to production matters to distribution and getting paid for your work.
Curtis W. Wallace is an attorney, producer, author and executive. He is the founder of The Law Office of Curtis W. Wallace, where he focuses on representing authors, filmmakers, publishers, non-profit organizations and entrepreneurs who have a desire to use their God-given talents to impact the world. His entertainment credits include producing the feature films:
Not Easily Broken (starring Morris Chestnut and Taraji P. Henson) was released in 2009 by Sony/Tristar
Jumping the Broom (starring Angela Bassett, Paula Patton, Laz Alonzo and Mike Epps) was released on May 6, 2011 release by Sony/Tristar as the #1 comedy in its first weekend
Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day Film (starring Blair Underwood) was released in October 2011 by Codeblack Entertainment and AMC Independent