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Copyright, Trademark, and Intellectual Property for Filmmakers

Rachel Rodgers

Copyright, Trademark, and Intellectual Property for Filmmakers

Rachel Rodgers

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3 Client Service Agreements Duration:09:58
4 Grant of Rights Clause Duration:09:09
5 Rights of Copyright Duration:01:39
6 No Guarantees Clause Duration:05:05
7 Works for Hire Duration:03:33
8 Boilerplate Clauses Duration:10:19
11 How-to: Copyright Registration Duration:22:17
13 The Public Domain Duration:07:29
14 Trademark Registration Duration:05:48

Class Description

It’s one thing to know terms like “copyright infringement” or “intellectual property” – understanding and applying those concepts as a filmmaker can be much more challenging. Join Rachel Rodgers to learn everything you need to know to become your own best advocate.

In this class, you’ll learn when and why you need signed releases. You’ll also learn how to create client service agreements that protect your best interests. Rachel will also help you troubleshoot common copyright infringement issues filmmakers often face. Documentary filmmaker Eric Proux will join the conversation to share his been-there-done-that expertise.

No matter what type of films you make, this class will give you the skills and confidence to both defend and profit from your unique creations.


Robert W. Daniel

This is HOT! This is a must see course for anyone who is producing or filming an independent film.