COPYRIGHT IN PRODUCTIONS, A WORKSHOP WITH ABBAS MEDIA LAW

COPYRIGHT IN PRODUCTIONS, A WORKSHOP WITH ABBAS MEDIA LAW

Tuesday, 14 May, 2019
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A Bristol Media and RTS West of England event

Following the success of our first workshop with Abbas Media Law, we are offering a second workshop specifically for Bristol's TV & Film community in partnership with Bristol Media.

Hosted by Nigel Abbas this workshop will, in an interesting and accessible way, discuss the key areas of copyright in TV production that Production Managers need to be aware of.

The session will cover the following:

  • The main risks associated with copyright and how to avoid them
  • Licensing copyright works
  • Defences to copyright infringement including:
  1. Fair Dealing
    • With quotations
    • For the purpose of review or critique , and caricature, parody and pastiche
    • Reporting current events
  2. Incidental Inclusion
  3. Best endeavours and using material on ‘await claim

If you have a burning copyright question this is also your chance to grill Nigel who is one of the most experienced TV media lawyers in the country.

This workshop will take place at The Square Club from 3.30-5.30pm on Tuesday 14th May. The ticket price is £30+VAT for Bristol Media, RTS and Square Club members, otherwise £45+VAT.

About Abbas Media Law

Founded by Nigel Abbas, Abbas Media Law is a specialist niche law firm working principally in the television, film, advertising and publishing industries.  We are experts in all aspects of the law and regulation affecting these sectors and advise many of the UK’s leading broadcasters, independent production companies and other content producers.

With particular expertise in television and film, we have advised on thousands of hours of programmes and films over the last two decades, across all genres, from comedy and light entertainment to the most legally complex undercover investigations.

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A Bristol Media and RTS West of England event