TV Copyright Masterclass... with Debbie Langdon-Davies
Wed 25 Nov, 14.00 - 15.00
Thu 26 Nov, 11.00 - 12.00
Fri 27 Nov, 14.00 - 15.00
Note: This is a three day course. Please only appy if you can attend all 3 days. Please also not that on Wednesday and Friday, the course begins at 14.00, and on the Thursday it begins at 11.00
This essential practical masterclass will guide you through the basics of all you need to know about Artistic and Literary copyright in TV production. TV Copyright Masterclass will tackle these two areas of copyright which can pose a significant challenge for producers, researchers and digital media developers.
It is an engaging session based on real life case studies and examples. Our expert, Debbie Langdon-Davies, will give you a clear understanding of the issues around the use of Artistic and Literary works in production.
NB: Music Rights are covered in a separate course.
What it covers
· A detailed introduction to copyright (UK only)
· What types of works are protected by copyright
· How mistakes can happen
· Possible free uses of copyright works, including fair dealing
· Moral Rights
· Potential risks
NB: the course does not offer guidance on how to clear material, but on what might need clearance.
Debbie Langdon-Davies is a respected freelance Intellectual Property Rights trainer who has provided training for UK programme makers and broadcasters. She also advises production staff and rights owners on rights, contracts, and negotiations.
Formerly, she worked for the BBC clearing Literary and Artistic Rights for a wide range of programming, TV, radio, and digital. She led the BBC team which dealt with the clearance of images for television and digital use. Her work involved complex negotiations with rights holders including BAPLA, DACS and the major UK galleries to establish industry-wide terms for the use of visual material.
This event is supported by the ScreenSkills Television Skills Fund which invests in training for the freelance television workforce thanks to contributions from the BBC, Channel 4 and Channel 5.
It is part of a ScreenSkills programme managed by the Indie Training Fund to support freelancers to upskill and stay connected, helping keep the industry resilient in these difficult times.
This session will take place online via Zoom. Click ‘get ticket’ to reserve your place: you must login or register before you are able to get a ticket for this event. A booking confirmation with a joining link to the session will be sent to you via email.
If you are no longer able to use your ticket, we ask you to please contact firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can release your place. Our sessions are often oversubscribed, so we’d like to give other freelancers the opportunity to fill available spots. Thank you for your consideration.
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