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Arts and Entrepreneurship: Legal Considerations and Self Advocacy

About this Episode:

Is compensation for "exposure" worth it? Navigating the legal side of the creative world can be tricky, especially for somebody trying to break into the business. Join one of Toronto's top entertainment lawyers, Emmanuel Evdemon, as he shares his knowledge of the creative industry’s legal considerations.

About the Guests:

Emmanuel Evdemon is a video game geek turned entertainment lawyer with a passion for making sure artists not only know their worth but get compensated accordingly for it. Most of all, Evdemon finds great pleasure and pride in guiding the next generation of creators through these dynamic industries' legal considerations.

About the Final Mile Club:

The Final Mile Club (FMC) prepares emerging artists, makers, performers, and designers for life after graduation. As a project by York University's School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD), FMC examines creatives unique challenges through conversations with prominent alumni and industry experts.

FMC is hosted by Dr. Sarah Bay-Cheng, Dean of AMPD and a Professor of Theatre & Performance Studies. Dr. Bay-Cheng’s research focuses on the intersections among theatre, performance, and media.