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Lunch & Learns with the Cardozo Law School Indie Film Clinic

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Join the NYU Production Lab and Cardozo Law Indie Film Clinic for a series of Lunch & Learns on legal topics every filmmaker should know!

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Know Your Rights Lunch & Learns with the Cardozo Indie Film Law Clinic

Learn about your legal rights and responsibilities as filmmakers! Join us for three lunch & learn sessions with the legal team from the Cardozo Indie Film Law Clinic as they share their insights on three topics every filmmaker should know more about. All sessions will take place at the Production Lab at 1:00pm.

Wednesday, February 26th - Distribution

You’re hoping for a distribution deal – what do you have to do to be prepared for it legally? Learn what legal steps you have to take to be ready to sign a distribution deal.Meet the legal teams from the Indie Film Clinic at Cardozo Law School, which provides free legal services to independent and documentary filmmakers, video journalists and artists providing services in independent and documentary film.

Wednesday, March 4th - Fair Use

What to do when copyright law and free speech intersect? Discover the benefits and limitations of the fair use doctrine, which can allow you to legally utilize clips and other materials in your filmmaking. The director of the Indie Film Clinic at Cardozo Law School, which offers free legal services to filmmakers, will be with us to provide you information and answer questions.

Wednesday, April 1st - Forming Entities

Protect yourself! Many filmmakers expose themselves to risk and legal liability – learn how to form an LLC (Limited Liability Company) to protect yourself and your work, and set yourself up for success as you work towards distribution. Meet some of the legal teams from the Indie Film Clinic at Cardozo Law School, which provides free legal services to independent and documentary filmmakers, video journalists and artists providing services in independent and documentary film.

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The Indie Film Clinic is a not-for-profit clinical program that provides free legal services to filmmakers producing independent, documentary and student films and to artists providing services in independent and documentary film. The clinic's mission is to provide the next generation of Cardozo lawyers with a solid grounding in transactional legal skills and to strengthen New York City as a center of independent film production. Client films have screened in leading U.S. and international film festivals including Cannes, Sundance, Berlinale, South by Southwest, Rotterdam, New Directors/New Films, the Tribeca Film Festival, the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), the Los Angeles Film Festival, Hot Docs, DOC NYC and more.

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