»Curriculum and Courses: JD/MFA

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Cross-listed Courses

MFA in Film and Television Producing Courses eligible for credit towards JD Degree:

FTV 560 Overview of Producing 3
FTV 562 Development Process of Film and Television 3
FTV 564 Film and Television Financing 3
FTV 661          Marketing/Distribution/Exhibition 3
FTV 667 Entertainment Law 3

Students must earn a grade of 3.0 or better in each of these courses, but will be assigned a grade of “P” or “NP” in the School of Law.

JD Courses eligible for credit towards MFA in Film and Television degree

LAW 7538 Entertainment Law 3
LAW 7600 Entertainment Contracts & Negotiations 3
LAW 7347 Film & Television Law 3
LAW 7348 International Entertainment Law 3
LAW 7830 Moviemaking and the Law 3
LAW 7843 New Media and the Entertainment Industry 3

School of Law Entertainment Course Offerings

CORE COURSES

  • Entertainment and Media Law
  • Intellectual Property

SPECIALTY COURSES

  • Film and Television Law
  • Gambling Law
  • International Entertainment Law
  • Law and Practice of the Hollywood Guilds
  • Music Publishing & Licensing
  • New Media and the Entertainment Industry
  • Sports Law
  • Video Games and the Law

CLINICAL AND DRAFTING COURSES

  • Entertainment Contracts and Negotiations
  • Movie Making and the Law
  • Working with Filmmakers

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COURSES

  • Advanced Topics in Copyright Law
  • International Intellectual Property
  • Trademark Law and Prosecution
  • Trademarks and Unfair Competition

RELATED COURSES

  • Art and Cultural Property Law
  • First Amendment Law
  • Internet Law
  • Law and American Culture
  • Law and Literature
  • Law, Lawyers and the Legal System in Film

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