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Fixing the Residuals System

08/24/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Jonathan Handel Entertainment/Technology Attorney, TroyGould & Contributing Editor, The Hollywood Reporter (jhandel.com)

The residuals system is broken. It's expensive to administer and is an invitation to conflict as platforms such as new media evolve. Yet we need residuals, because talent survives on these payments between gigs. Can the system be fixed?

Yes, I believe so. For a proposal, see my piece in today's Hollywood Reporter.

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