Self-Producing VII: Production Timeline

Let’s get back to the discussion of self-producing your one-person show in a theater. As a self-producer, you’ll be juggling many many details, which can be daunting and stressful. Your …

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Self-Producing III: Initial Planning

Hi everyone. In previous blogs I’ve discussed the challenges and rewards of self-producing a theater run of your one-person show. Now let’s get down to some of the details of …

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Commit to Your Material

Hi everybody, I know I’m in the middle of a blog series about self-producing, but I just had to break out to tell you briefly about a solo performance train …

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Getting Paid (Part 4 of 4)

Box Office Bonuses: While back end points are based on a percentage of the profits, box office bonuses are usually a flat rate, based upon Daily Variety’s weekly box office …

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Getting Paid (Part 3 of 4)

Interchangable Terms:  When negotiating a profit provision in a contract, the definition of profits must be well worded, clearly defined and negotiated very carefully.  Net profits, gross profits, gross revenue, …

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Getting Paid (Part 2 of 4)

Profit Participation on Lower Budgeted Films:  Sometimes actors receive back end points if they are working below the SAG minimum and on a lower budgeted film.  SAG has 3 alternatives …

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