Arts Law's updated publication Answers for Artists: A Guide to Basic Legal Issues for Artists available for free download. Download Answers for Artists Here History of Answers for Artists Answers for Artists was a resource first created in conjunction with the aim to help artists from non-English speaking backgrounds understand…
This checklist covers many of the issues which need to be considered and decided on by artists and galleries when negotiating their exhibition arrangements.
This resource includes information on partnerships, including key issues to be considered within a partnership agreement, and a checklist for business partnerships.
The purpose of these guidelines is to codify the best practice for the reproduction and communication of visual art via digital distribution methods in Australia, whether such reproduction or communication is for commercial purposes or otherwise.
This document is a guide to the key issues that performing musicians should be aware of and should consider when organising gigs (updated May 2011).
This checklist outlines issues which musicians and bands need to consider before entering into a management agreement. It is recommended for use in negotiations, before artist and manager sign a written agreement (updated May 2011).
This checklist outlines the basic concepts of music publishing agreements. Music publishing is one of the most complex areas of the music industry. Music publishers are an integral part of the contemporary music industry as they act as an interface between songwriters or composers and the rest of the music…
This guide outlines the basic concepts of a recording agreement. It explains the different types of recording contracts and briefly states the formalities of forming and negotiating a deal with a record company. The checklist also has a glossary of common terms which will help you understand what is being…
This checklist provides an overview of some of the most important issues you will need to consider when organising a festival. It can be used as the basis for putting together a business plan or your own checklist to be used when putting together the festival.
This checklist outlines the main legal issues a short filmmaker or producer should consider when making their short film. It is recommended for use by short filmmakers who are entering their films into a short film competition.