A Vital Addition To Your Professional Library

Whatever aspects of the motion picture, television, music, book publishing, theatre or electronic games industries you may be involved in, and whether as a lawyer, business-person or creative artist, each of these EG2EL volumes comprise an indispensable addition to your professional library, and will pay for themselves many times over.

EG2EL
| Dealmaking
Available in Hardback & Paperback

Purchase for $225

Law School Edition Available For $150

EG2EL
| Intellectual Property
Available in Paperback

Purchase for $105

Law School Edition Available For $75

"Jay Shanker and Kirk Schroder have produced a truly comprehensive book on the business and legal aspects of the major fields in the entertainment industry. Although meant for entertainment lawyers and executives, this book is also a manual for all creative talent who want to understand this business."

Margot Shetterly
Author of Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race

"Steve Monas' chapter on Motion Picture Distribution is so well-written and so full of practical insights and useful tips that even after my own 30 years in the business, I found it exceptionally enlightening and engaging.  I can only imagine how incredibly helpful it'll be for anyone at the beginning of an entertainment career or looking to break into this area."

Marla Levine
General Counsel and Head of Business Affairs Revolution Studios; Co-Producer, XXX3—The Return of Xander Cage

"If asked to recommend a one stop read on legal fundamentals for entertainment industry dealmaking, this 2-volume series would be high on my list. Gail Ross’ chapter on the literary publishing industry is superb!"

Jeff Wilson
VP Contracts, Simon & Schuster

"What we have waited for: Robert William’s very instructive chapter on Motion Picture Finance is a comprehensive compendium of the Whys and Wherefores of film financing and will serve as a profound work of reference for details in our day to day practice. Rob presents an encouragingly readable guide for all film lawyers and will foster comprehension of this complex matter even among industry participants outside the Hollywood legal crowd."

Philip Löhr
General Counsel, Tele München Group

"The Essential Guide to Entertainment Law is just that -- and is worth its weight in gold."

Gray Frederickson
Film Educator and a Producer of Godfather II (Academy Award), Apocolypse Now, and The Outsiders

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Jay Shanker
Editor; Author
Kirk Schroder
Editor; Author
Paul Supnik
Intellectual Property
Johnathan Reichman
Intellectual Property
Ken Basin
Television
Andrew Boortz
Video Games & Interactive Media
Todd & Jeff Brabec
Music Publishing
Brad Cohen
Entertainment Taxation
Hailey Ferber
Theater
Stephen Monas
Motion Pictures
Shane Nix
Entertainment Taxation
Henry Root
Music Industry
Gail Ross
Literary Publishing
Greg Snodgrass
Motion Pictures
Victoria Traube
Theater
Robert J. Williams
Motion Pictures
Justin B. Wineburgh
Television