Copyright Roundtable for Media Producers

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Join PhillyCAM members Vivienne Crawford, Jackie Borock, David Cooper-More and Programming Director, Deborah Rudman, for an informative discussion about copyright issues that impact PhillyCAM producers. The roundtable will be also be an opportunity to look at a few scenarios of how copyright work can and can not be used appropriately in your programs.

This will be the first in a quarterly series, which explores copyright issues, and offers resources for producers to consider when producing and distributing their media.

Topics to be covered include:

Using copyright material in your work

  • When is it appropriate to claim Fair Use
  • Incidental placement of copyright material in your work
  • Licensing music/publishing rights for music in your programs
  • Finding public domain and creative commons footage to use in your programs
  • Copyright concerns specific to Cablecasting your program on PhillyCAM

Panelist

David Cooper Moore is a media literacy educator and a board member of the National Assocation for Media Literacy Education. He created resources and gives national presentations on the Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education developed by the Center for Social Media at American University and the Media Education Lab at the University of Rhode Island.

Vivienne A. Crawford is President and CEO of Yin Yang Records 215. As an attorney licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, she has long embraced the title “A Philadelphia Lawyer.” She served as counsel for the now defunct “Black Music Association” which was founded in Philadelphia by Ed Wright and Kenny Gamble in 1979.

She has been executive producer for a number of artists and served as consultant to Warner Brothers Records and Mercury Records for “specialty marketing projects, including Vanessa Williams, Jon Bon Jovi and Men Out Loud. In 2008 she and Harry Brooks, aka Harry O formed Brooks & Crawford Management. Together they researched talent and decided it was time to invest more of their energy into talent they located.

Jackie Borock, Esq. is a Philadelphia-based entertainment attorney with over twenty years in practice in Philadelphia and New York. She has represented clients in a variety of entertainment -related matters, both in private practice and as general counsel and Director of Legal and Business Affairs for TLA Entertainment, an international film and video distribution company. Ms. Borock has lectured on entertainment law issues for the Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Bar Associations, as well as at the Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, Temple University, and the University of the Arts. 

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