@SowmyaK

  • @SowmyaK
    7 February, 2016

    The biggest lesson for creatives after #Formation : READ YOUR CONTRACT!

  • @SowmyaK
    7 February, 2016

    If Sundance and Nokia owned the doc footage, I don't think the directors had authority over selling to Beyonce. They gave it up #formation

  • @SowmyaK
    7 February, 2016

    @Chloe_Hilliard guess the directors didn't have say over usage rights :(

  • @SowmyaK
    7 February, 2016

    @Chloe_Hilliard per the article, Nokia and Sundance owned the footage of the doc not the directors #Formation

  • @SowmyaK
    7 February, 2016

    "They were given proper compensation. The footage was provided to us by the filmmaker's production company"- Beyonce rep on #Formation

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Sowmya Krishnamurthy

Sowmya Krishnamurthy

Sowmya Krishnamurthy wears red lipstick and interviews your favorite artists. A hip-hop aficionado since the "public school era," Sowmya has contributed to the Village Voice since 2011. She frequently appears on-air as a pop culture expert on MTV, CNN, E!, VH1, NPR and the Huffington Post. A native of Kalamazoo, Michigan, Sowmya started her career at William Morris Endeavor and has worked at Bad Boy Records and CNN. Follow her adventures on TheSowmyaLife.com.

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