Whose Rights Are They Anyway?
Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 11:30 AM | Main Street Landing
Sponsor: UVM Film & TV Studies
Sandra Forman, Boston entertainment attorney, will conduct a roundtable Q & A and discussion with filmmakers on legal issues including collaboration agreements, acquisition of literary and life story rights, production agreements, rights clearances, and fair use.
Forman, of counsel to the Boston law firm of Rich May P.C., specializes in areas of entertainment and copyright law. Her practice includes representation on all aspects of production: legal work for television and motion pictures, financing and distribution deals, publishing contracts, literary and life story rights acquisitions, writer and talent agreements. Over the past eight years, she has also served as project director and legal counsel on the re-release of Eyes on the Prize, the fourteen-hour, Emmy Award winning series on America’s Civil Rights Movement.
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Following Forman’s Q&A discussion, David Van Taylor of Lumiere Productions will be talking about Fair Use in the context of the 20th anniversary of his film Dream Deceivers to be screened as part of the event.