San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The Metroplitan Black Bar Association's IP & Technology Committee and the Act Now Foundation Presents The Wild West 2.0: Creating, Crowdfunding, and Capturing an Audience for Your Content Online*
With distribution opportunities transcending traditional platforms, content creators are increasingly well positioned to share their work with a diversity of audiences. However, as new platforms for distribution emerge, so do a new set of business and legal concerns. Whether you’re interested in creating content for such existing platforms as pay-per-view cable, iTunes, Netflix, mobile phones or YouTube—or even starting your own channel—there are a number of important issues you need to consider. From crowdsourcing, to protecting intellectual property online, to exploiting licensing opportunities this panel will discuss the issues that should be considered when distributing your content online.
Keith Josef Adkins, writer-director and playwright and the creator of the sci-fi webseries "The Abandon." The Abandon” is the story of five men who leave the city on a weekend camping retreat, only to find out via Twitter that aliens have landed back home, and they’re not friendly.
Jorge Rivera, a writer for the new web series Lennox Avenue, which revolves around three friends as they navigate through the fast paced dating scene in Manhattan’s uptown neighborhood, starring Thompson, Dorian Missick, Ryan Vigilant, Michael K. Williams, Jamie Hector, and Vanessa Bell Calloway.
Angela Tucker, a writer, director and producer, and the creator of Black Folk Don’t … a satirical, documentary web series that examines the stereotypes often associated with African-Americans
Lisa Bonner, an attorney with Bonner Law, P.C.who provides counsel for large media companies, film distribution companies, and music, television and film producers, artists and writers.
Lisa Willis, an attorney with Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, P.C., who counsels clients on intellectual property matters in a variety of industries, including cosmetics, entertainment, apparel, sports and technology.
*This event is part of Act Now's New Voices in Black Cinema Festival taking place Friday, February 15, 2013 through Monday, February 18, 2013 at BAM
If you should have any questions regarding this program, please contact the Chair of the IP & Technology Committee, Jessica Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All are welcome to attend. A networking reception will follow the program. No refunds.
When & Where
Metropolitan Black Bar Association