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“Sampling & Fair Use”: Copyright Issues For Indie Producers – April 7 @ 7PM

Cameron Parkins, March 31st, 2008

Heads up to all Bay Area CC-ers – next Monday, April 7th from 7PM to 8:30PM, Independent Arts & Media will be hosting a panel titled “Sampling & Fair Use”: Copyright Issues For Indie Producers. Our own Jennifer Yip will be on hand to discuss CC licenses and how to access open works online. Joining Jen will be entertainment lawyer George Rush and attorney Trevor Stordahl, with moderation from social architect Michael Vav. From IA&M:

“Sampling & Fair Use”: Copyright issues for indie producers

Presented by Independent Arts & Media, Lilycat.com and AccessSF.org

EVENT STARTS PROMPTLY @ 7pm! PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY TO CLAIM YOUR SEAT!

SEATING IS LIMITED:
Call Indy Arts to RSVP: 415/677-9877 — or register using the widget below.

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You want to sample something in a video or song, borrow an image for an art collage, or use a vintage film clip in your act — and you wonder if the estate of Groucho Marx can sue you.

Come find our what’s “fair game” and what’s off-limits. When can you use work produced by other people and other organizations? How do you stay out of trouble? What are the limits and possibilities?

FEATURING:

– George Rush (George M. Rush Law Offices; adviser, Film Arts Foundation): Entertainment lawyer, film and video specialist

– Trevor Stordahl (Attorney at the Pranger Law Group)

– Jennifer Yip (Creative Commons): Using flexible licenses and accessing open work in the Internet era.

– Moderated by professional coach/social architect Michael Vav

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