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Asked on: 7/29/13, 5:24 pm

i was asked to make a video for a local country band by a woman my sister knew. i was shown similar videos of what she wanted, i told her i would do it for $200. I filmed a concert of theirs and was supposed to film more footage at a later time. I was paid at the time of the concert with a personal check from the woman that had her and her husbands name on it. I had scheduled to film the reamining footage twice and was canceld by her both times. A month went by before she told me to make the video with the footage I had already shot. I then explained to her that I would get to it as soon as i could because i was now doing other projects. A week later she informed me that she would no longer be overseeing the video and that a new woman had taken over as the bands manager and that i would be giving the video to her and that she would be looking for it soon. I edited together a video with what i had and gave it to them saying i could tweak it if needed. the second woman was unhappy with the video and demanded a refund. I explained to her that i was told to go with what i had and that i wasnt allowed to finish filming which was required to create the video i originally said i would. I also told her that she was not the one who paid me and not the one who hired me and that i had a canceled check to prove it was a personal check that did not have her name on it and that i also have a facebook conversation with the original woman saying that she was paying for it out of her own pocket. What kind of legal standing does the second woman have?

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Answered on: 7/29/13, 11:28 pm by Stephen Lombardi

Not much. The original agreement wasn't with this new managing person. Your contract was personally with the first woman, not the band.


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