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Computer Game Design and Development

Creating games raises a myriad of legal issues. Learn how to protect rights and when to use our sample agreements Game Development Services Agreement, Game Loan Agreement, Music Commission Agreement for Games and Music Licence for Games.

Computer Games - legal issues for creative designers

This information sheet addresses legal issues that can arise when creating computer games, including the copyright in the various elements that make up a computer game such as the artistic works and the computer programs that operate the game. The discussion of copyright covers the use of ‘authoring’ programs and…

Children in the creative process (Australia)

Federal, State and Territory laws all impact on how an artist works with children as part of the creative or artistic process. This information sheet looks at Australia’s national laws relevant to working with children including the censorship regime related to the classification of films, computer games and other

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Music Commission Agreement for Games

This sample Music Commission Agreement for Games should be used when a game developer wants a composer, musician or band either to create original music for use in the developer’s game or to adapt existing music into a new composition or arrangement. Under the agreement, the composer is also

Music Licence for Games

This sample Music Licence for Games (often referred to as a synchronisation licence or master licence) is for use where a game developer wants to synchronise existing music and an existing master recording of the music to a soundtrack for a game. It is appropriate when the composer of the…

Game Development Services Agreement

This sample Games Development: Services Agreement should be used when a game developer or game development company is developing an interactive media project (Game) and wants to engage a third party contractor, such as an animator, programmmer or graphic artist. This is not an employment agreement. This sample agreement includes…

 Checklists & Guides 2 Results
Sponsorship agreements guide

Corporate sponsorship is assuming an increasingly important role in the arts. This guide outlines the different forms of sponsorship that an artist or arts organisation may need to seek from a commercial organisation and what should be included in a sponsorship agreement.

Business partnership checklist

This resource includes information on partnerships, including key issues to be considered within a partnership agreement, and a checklist for business partnerships.

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Games, Television and Downloads
31st December 2005

Katherine Giles, Alison Patchett, Lauren Mason and Samantha Joseph provide an overview of some of the important arts-related cases of 2005.

Arts Law in the Kimberley: a facebook story
21st December 2011

Arts Law's facebook page already has 466 fans and is a source of current news on legal and political issues affecting the Australian and international arts industries as well as keeping you up-to-date on new resources available from Arts Law.

Meet the Lawyer: Charles Alexander, Minter Ellison, Sydney
21st December 2011

Some people just never can say "no". This seems to be Charles Alexander's predicament when the Arts Law Centre of Australia asks him for assistance, for example to provide legal advice to a client within the scope of its document review service. Meet one of Arts Law's devoted

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Business Structures and Governance: A Practical Guide for the Arts

The Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) has substantially subsidised this publication for artists, now only $5.00 A practical guide for artists and arts organisations, this book provides a user-friendly guide to the different business structures and governance for arts organisations.

The Arts Insurance Handbook (3rd edition)

A user-friendly guide to the insurance world for artists and non-profit arts organisations. It outlines the various types of insurance cover available and offers tips on what to look out for when buying insurance, reducing insurance costs, public liability and insurance for volunteers, where to shop for insurance and how…