VLA offers a variety of programs and workshops, which are listed below. We also offer a selection of on-demand, online recordings of previously held education programs for those unable to attend or want a refresher. Click here to access and view these presentations.
Moving your Content into the Digital World: Legal Guide for Individual Artists and Arts Organizations (CLE)
VLA and NYSCA, in collaboration with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP are excited to present: Moving your Content into the Digital World: Legal Guide for Individual Artists and Arts Organizations (CLE)! This 90-minute free webinar will summarize the legal issues and risks associated with expanding your online presence as an independent artist or arts organization. Topics will include privacy and data security issues, website disclaimers and disclosures, permissions and clearances for online content, posting user-generated content, and at the end, specialFind out more »
NOTE: Due to ongoing events and the uncertain environment surrounding COVID-19, this workshop may be held as an online webinar. In the event that this is held online, participants will receive an email in advance with instructions to access the webinar. About this Workshop: This workshop provides valuable information about forming an arts-related non-profit organization! In addition to learning about what a non-profit is, learn how and why to form one, as well as the legal, ethical, and financial obligationsFind out more »
This program is a two-day online seminar offering up to 7 Continuing Legal Education credits to attorneys. Dates and Time (Participants should attend both days): Part I: Thursday, June 18, 1 - 4:30 PM Part II: Friday, June 19, 1 - 4:30 PM Description: This two-day comprehensive seminar—for new attorneys, attorneys transitioning to entertainment law, and filmmakers—explores how independent films are financed and distributed. Particular attention will be paid to how producers and filmmakers can protect themselves, including: Criteria forFind out more »