Everything You Need To Know About Shopping Agreements

Conrad Sun
Literary Manager
Meridian Artists

Shopping Agreement vs. Option Agreement - same thing? Different? Do you know? Roadmap knows who knows! Conrad Sun (Literary Manager, Meridian Artists) returns to host a Webinar not only explaining what Shopping Agreements are, but how to determine whether or not it is the right fit for you.

Conrad will explain both sides of the table in a Shopping Agreement, including how such agreements benefit both the producer and the writer as well as the cons of such agreements. Conrad will explain what the process is like and what it all means for you should you decide to pursue a shopping agreement with a producer!

This Webinar is for both writers and producers who are looking to control the rights to a property they're looking to adapt as well as for writers whose material producers want to control.

This 90-Min. Webinar Will Cover:

  • The difference between a Shopping Agreement and Option Agreement
  • What a Shopping Agreement is and how to determine if it's right for you
  • The rights a Shopping Agreement affords you, and the rights you will be giving up
  • Financing and how compensation is handled
About Your Host

Conrad Sun joined Meridian Artists in 2014 as an Associate and is now currently working full time as a literary manager. Based in Los Angeles, Conrad devotes his efforts toward building the Los Angeles roster, and managing all of Meridian's LA based clients for both staffing and development. Additionally Conrad works with the Toronto office to develop properties for the US market and prepare clients who plan to work in Los Angeles. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Alberta, Conrad started his entertainment career by founding a Calgary-based video production company in 2004. Soon he took his passion for film producing and entrepreneurship to Los Angeles where he attained his Master's Degree from the Peter Stark Producing Program at the University of Southern California. Since then, Conrad has gained experience working in content development at companies like Epix, Hasbro Studios, Gran Via Productions (BREAKING BAD) and New Wave Entertainment.

What To Expect

Immediately after registering, you will receive an Order Confirmation that serves as the receipt for your registration. In the Order Summary section of this email, there will be a link reading "CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS" that will take you to the page containing the Webinar recording. Under that link will be the Password you'll need to unlock the page and enjoy!


If you have any questions or any trouble accessing the recording, email our Director of Education Alexandra Davies at alex@roadmapwriters.com!

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