Legal Issues for Filmmakers

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Presented by Docs In Progress at Docs In Progress, Silver Spring MD

Jun 30, 2018

Legal Issues for Filmmakers

Knowing a few legal basics can make the difference between a shelved project collecting dust and a successful film release.

Knowing a few legal basics can make the difference between a shelved project collecting dust and a successful film release. Legal issues arise in every aspect of film production.  This workshop, led by media and entertainment attorney Laura Possessky, is designed to help filmmakers identify legal issues and develop a toolkit to navigate challenges as they arise.  Participants will engage in interactive discussions on business structures, production risks, rights clearances, distribution and

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Earlybird Registration (through June 15) – $55
Regular Registration (June 16-26) – $65
Late Registration (June 27 until full) – $75

Space is limited so advance registration is highly recommended. Registration online is required even if you plan to pay by check. Note that pricing dates are based on when full payment is received, not the date of registration.

Contact: 301-789-2797


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8560 Second Avenue, Suite 113, Silver Spring, MD 20910

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Our entrance is on Apple Ave. around the corner from Alexander House.

The Cameron Street garage is open 24/7 and requires payment between 7 am – 7 pm on weekdays ($1 per hour for the first four hours and 65 cents per hour for each additional hour). Parking in the garage is free on weekends, federal holidays, and after 7 pm on weekdays. You must remember your space number and pay at one of the pay stations with cash, credit card, or the ParkMobile or MobileNow apps.

You can also sometimes find nearby metered street parking as well. While street spaces are usually free after 6 pm, they do require payment during the daytime Mondays-Saturdays and most are limited to one or two hours. Meters accept coins or the Parkmobile and MobileNow apps.

Do NOT park (or even stand) in any spots marked for police only.

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