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Meet the Industry:
Indie Film Clinic with Michelle Greenberg-Kobrin, Director of Indie Film Clinic
Wednesday, February 1st | 6:30 – 8:30pm
WMM welcomes Michelle Greenberg-Kobrin, Clinical Professor and Director of Indie Film Clinic, at Cardozo Law School. The Indie Film Clinic provides free legal services to filmmakers producing independent, documentary and student films and to artists providing services to independent and documentary film. The clinic’s mission is to provide next generation of Cardozo lawyers with a solid grounding in legal transactional legal skills and the strengthen New York City as a center of independent film production. Prior to joining Cardozo, Professor Greenberg-Kobrin was the Dean of Students and Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia Law School, where she taught in the areas of negotiations, deals and leadership. In addition to overseeing the Indie Film Clinic at Cardozo, Professor Greenberg-Kobrin is the founding director of the Program on Leadership.
The Indie Film Clinic works with filmmakers and artists to provide assistance at every step of production and distribution. From entity formation, fundraising, navigating the producer/director/actor/crew agreements, addressing questions of licensing and fair use, obtaining errors and ommisions insurances and negotiating distribution agreements, the Indie Film Clinic provides pro bono high quality legal counsel. The Indie Film Clinic's clients regularly have had their work accepted at film festivals all over the United States and the world, including Sundance, Tribeca, and Berlin.
Please join us as Professor Greenberg-Kobrin provides an overview of legal issues one should consider while making movies and talks about the work of the Indie Film Clinic.
Please note: If you prefer to register by phone, contact us at 212-925-0606 ext 310
Women Make Movies gratefully acknowledges the support of our funders: The National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. The Nathan Cummings Foundation, with the support and encouragement of Rebecca Gregg, the Andy Warhol Foundation, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
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