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A special event about the "secret" side of Copyright Law

See Untold Stories, a short video produced at American University's Center for Social Media about the problem of rights clearance for documentary filmmakers, and engage in a lively discussion with filmmakers, programmers, and legal experts:

* What's "fair" in quoting or appropriating something without paying for it?

* What are the implications of Fair Use on freedom of expression and distribution?

* How can I reduce production and legal costs and follow the law?

* How do I deal with the exploitation of my material?

* What is the best way to navigate the law safely?


- Patricia Aufderheide, Director, Center for Social Media, American University;

- Fred Von Lohmann, Senior Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation;

- Jack Walsh, independent filmmaker and Co-Director, National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture

- Donald Young, Director of Broadcast Programming, Center for Asian American Media;

- Claire Aguilar, Director of Programming, Independent Television Service.

co-presented by:
http://www.centerforsocialmedia.org/fairuse.htm http://www.filmarts.org/

Added by lawgeek on January 13, 2006