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CLA Video on Demand

Our Video On Demand library features a growing selection of titles that are relevant to a wide array of artistic professions. Our goal is to provide the creative community with the essential tools needed when navigating an art-based career or business.

Legal Basics for Artists & Arts Organizations

These four videos are designed to provide an introduction to basic legal information for artists of all disciplines, creative freelancers and arts organizations. The series includes: Copyright Fundamentals; Navigating Contracts; Corporate Entity Formation; and Non Profit Formation 101. Each of the videos provides a broad overview of the foundational concepts related to managing a creative career effectively and successfully.

This series is available for streaming as a free benefit to all CLA members. 

If you are not a member and would like to watch this series free of charge, please consider joining now.

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This series is partially funded by a grant from Sacramento County.

Video on Demand is intended to convey general information related to legal and business issues commonly encountered in the creative community and should not be construed as legal advice. If you need specific guidance, please contact CLA’s Lawyer Referral Service to arrange an individual consultation with a qualified professional. LRIS phone: 888 775 8995



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