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Essential Legal Framework
Clearing Rights for Film and TV
November 19 - 21 (excl. travel days)

Scripts based on real stories, a Warhol poster in the background of a scene, and a protagonist humming a Robbie Williams song – not all rights contained in a script or a film are that obvious. Only a detailed analysis can avoid cost-intensive pitfalls.


The increasing importance of the streamers has never been clearer than in times of closed movie theaters and cancelled premieres. With the continuous rise of VoD subscription number around the globe, working with the platforms and understanding the legal issues involved is becoming crucial for the sustainable development of many audiovisual companies.


The  workshop offers a comprehensive overview of rights’ clearance strategies and the necessary legal knowledge to tackle these issues head-on. Top European and US-American industry experts and state-of-the-art case studies help participants develop a deep understanding of the topic in a surprisingly entertaining way. Excellent networking opportunities round off this intensive workshop.

    FormatInteractive on-site workshop
    DateNovember 19-21 (excl. travel days)
    LocationBerlin, Germany
    LanguageEnglish
    CertificateYes
    Participant feeearly bird 690 EUR (incl. meals, excl. accommodation) until October 5 | regular 890 EUR (incl. meals, excl. accommodation)
    ScholarshipsScholarships and discounts available (details below)

    Offer Components

    Workshop Clearing Rights for Film and TV
    890.00 EUR
    690.00 EUR
    (incl. 0% VAT)
    Hotel Accommodation (4 nights)
    420.00 EUR
    (incl. 0% VAT)
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    PANDEMIC-RELATED PRECAUTIONS 2020

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    CLEARING RIGHTS will take place on-site following an adequate hygiene concept. The safety and health of everyone involved is our top priority. Thus, should a new travel ban or other developments make an on-site event not possible, the workshop will be held as state-of-the-art live online event. This will be designed specifically for each workshop and will offer a 100% equivalent to the content of the on-site workshop. Accommodation fees will be refunded. Additional benefits and specific networking opportunities will round up this offer.

    What Clearing Rights offers

    Topics

    • Rights clearance strategies
    • Copyright and its exemptions (Fair Use, parody etc.)
    • Turning real life into film: Clearing personality rights
    • Everybody’s nightmare? Clearing music rights
    • Who is paying? How E&O insurance works
    • The big players: Clearing rights at US majors and the streamers
    • Clearing trademarks, artwork and landmarks: The creative approach
    • Global perspective: Cases in different national jurisdictions
    • Clearing rights for documentaries and factual entertainment
    • Combining legal and creative

    Benefits

    • Practical knowledge to identify and clear rights fast & effectively
    • Learning from theoretical and practical work on cases
    • Deep insight into best practices and strategies
    • Latest expertise from internationally acclaimed trainers
    • Excellent networking opportunities during the workshop as well as at our social evening programme
    • An active and interdisciplinary group of participants and industry experts
    • Opportunity to establish valuable and long-lasting business relationships with audiovisual professionals from all over Europe

    programme Schedule 2020 Will be announced soon

    Experts 2020 Include (further tba)

    Henning Brehm
    Henning Brehm
    Graphic Designer, Design Tourist, Germany
    Dr. Martin Diesbach
    Dr. Martin Diesbach
    Partner, SKW Schwarz, Germany
    Katharina Domnick
    Katharina Domnick
    Attorney-at-Law, Brehm & v. Moers, Germany
    Sylvia Hess, LL.M.
    Sylvia Hess, LL.M.
    Global Head of Legal, Red Bull Media House GmbH, Germany
    David Keitsch
    David Keitsch
    Producer, Komplizen Serien, Germany
    Anders Kjærhauge
    Anders Kjærhauge
    Managing Director and Head of Legal Affairs, Zentropa, Denmark
    Stephen J. Sass
    Stephen J. Sass
    EVP, Chief Counsel, HBO Max, USA
    Aimee Wolfson
    Aimee Wolfson
    Executive Vice President, Intellectual Property and Deputy General Counsel, Sony Pictures Entertainment, USA

    Case Studies 2020 INCLUDE (further tba)

     DE D: Maximilian Erlenwein (Ep. 1-3), Soleen Yusef (Ep. 4-6)

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    D: Maximilian Erlenwein (Ep. 1-3), Soleen Yusef (Ep. 4-6)

     DK, DE, FR, BE D: Lars von Trier

    DK, DE, FR, BE

    D: Lars von Trier

     DK, DE, FR, SE D: Lars von Trier

    DK, DE, FR, SE

    D: Lars von Trier

     DK D: Mikkel Nørgaard

    DK

    D: Mikkel Nørgaard

     DK, DE, FR, UK D: Thomas Vinterberg

    DK, DE, FR, UK

    D: Thomas Vinterberg

     DK D: Lone Scherfig

    DK

    D: Lone Scherfig

    VENUE and Accommodation

    Almodóvar Hotel Berlin

    Almodóvar Hotel Berlin

    Almodóvar Hotel combines modern organic design with the ethical values of sustainability and ecology. An authentically organic luxury hotel with a relaxed vegetarian and vegan, organic restaurant and deli atmosphere awaits you in the heart of Berlin. With its roof-top spa and its central Friedrichshain location, it offers a tranquil oasis in the midst of the vibrant city.

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    scholarships and discounts

    Erich Pommer Institut Scholarships

    A limited amount of mostly partial scholarships is available for nationals of the following countries: Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, FYROM, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine.


    Please do not register above if applying for a scholarship. To apply, fill in this application form before October 5.

    Other scholarships and discounts

    early bird discount: Register early to benefit from a EUR 200 discount until October 5.


    Company discounts: The second person from the same company is eligible for a discount of EUR 200 when booking at the same time and at the non-discounted rate. Please contact us to receive the discount code.


    Please also consider applying for funding in your home countries. 
    German funding possibility: Bildungsprämie des Bundesministeriums für Bildung und Forschung


    Please note: Discounts and scholarships are not combinable.

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    Contact

    Dina Rubanovitš
    Dina Rubanovitš
    Head of International Training
    +49 (0) 331.769 915-06 | dr@epi.media
    Judith Klein
    Judith Klein
    Project Coordinator International Training
    +49 (0) 331.769 915-05 | jk@epi.media
    Christin Huchel
    Christin Huchel
    Student Assistant International Training
    +49 (0) 331.769 915-02 | ch@epi.media
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