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Legal Issues in Film

September 7, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

This class will provide an overview of legal issues surrounding filmmaking and production. Topics will include corporate entities, copyright, clearance, defamation and right of publicity. The class will explore real-world case studies including Veronica Mars and Borat.

This class is for filmmakers, producers, attorneys, and anyone interested in the film industry.

This class will be taught by Jonathan J. Marcus, Esq., Associate at Becker, Glynn, Muffly, Chassin & Hosinski LLP.

Thursday, September 7, 2017, 5:30pm – 7:00pm

VLA Auditorium
1 East 53rd Street, NY, NY 10022

$20 Full Time Student (must present proof of full-time status with registration)
$20 Artists Over Sixty
$30 Arts Professional VLA Member
$40 Arts Professional Non-Member
$75 Legal Professional VLA Member
$100 Legal Professional Non-Member
$70 YAM’s Members

All registration fees are non-refundable. Please note you are not registered until full payment is received.

For more information on this program, please contact VLA at registrations@vlany.org or 212.319.2787 x 10


September 7, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
(212) 319 - 2787
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VLA Auditorium
1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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(212) 319 - 2787
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