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Licensing of Music, Images and Footage: A Workshop for Filmmakers

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

Apr 21, 2022

Licensing of Music, Images and Footage: A Workshop for Filmmakers

Licensing of Music, Images & Footage for Filmmakers

In this workshop, learn about the laws and practices for securing music and media rights in your film.

You've found a song, a photograph, or video footage that you want to use in your film. What's next? In this virtual workshop, learn about the laws and practices for securing media rights in your film. You'll see the entire licensing process including actual contracts up-close, and consider the alternatives to work with a composer or find alternate footage. Learn how to negotiate hard for your vision, while hearing case studies of successes and failures. As an informal resource for independent

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