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Bio-Pic Boom and Legal Risks to Filmmakers at PGA’s 7th Annual Produced By Conference

As published by Deadline Hollywood, partner Christopher Perez spoke on the panel, “Based on a True Story,” at the Producers Guild of America’s 7th Annual Produced By Conference at Paramount Pictures on May 30-31, 2015. In the midst of an ever-growing genre of films based on true stories, Mr. Perez identified the legal issues that surround the bio-pic genre and how to defend against the scrutiny that typically accompanies adaptation.

The Produced By Conference seeks to educate those who work in the producing profession by offering panels, discussion and networking opportunities with a diverse group of Oscar-winning filmmakers and Emmy-winning showrunners.