Sunday, 28 January 2018
Why NDAs Really Do Matter
Things got worse for Butcher when, challenged by DNeg, he compounded his difficulties by lying under oath and claiming that his friend had taken the footage without his permission. This led to court proceedings in which Butcher was lucky to avoid a custodial sentence (that's prison to you and me).
The moral of the story? Studios like DNeg take the confidentiality of their clients' IP (intellectual property) very seriously. If you are lucky enough to land a job at one of the big London VFX houses, have no doubt that a signed NDA is something you mess with at your peril.
To read the full story, see this article at the Daily Mail here:
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