Screenwriting

Formatting, editing, pitching, executing, formatting–oh, and writing. Tips and tells from those that write for the screen.

Dear Rich: Can I Make ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Action Figures?

Dear Rich: Can I Make ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Action Figures?

Normally you would need two permissions to sell movie action figures: permission from the copyright owner of the movie, and permission from the actor (referred to as publicity rights). Because Night of the Living Dead is public domain, there is no copyright owner from whom you’ll need permission. However, you would need permission from the actors.