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Master Class with Entertainment Lawyer Michael Donaldson

Michael DonaldsonHigh power entertainment lawyer Michael Donaldson comes to American University for a master class, Copyright Clearance and Fair Use on February 2. Donaldson has represented actors, writers and producers in the entertainment industry for over thirty years and is well known for his work in fair-use and copyright law. Read more...

Fair Use Question of the Month: Is There A "Ten Percent" Rule?

In this Fair Use Question of the Month, a journalist has a question about whether or not his friend's "ten percent" rule is correct when it comes to quoting copyrighted work in his weekly podcast.

 

 

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Network Nation: Learning from the Past

Network Nation On Dec. 10, Pat Aufderheide joined historian Richard John and two policy activists, Sascha Meinrath and Andrew Jay Schwartzman, at the New America Foundation. Richard John discussed his recent book, Network Nation, which charts the origins of communication policies for the telegraph and the telephone. Read more...

Lessons in Getting By - Filmmaking Advice from Gita Pullapilly and Aron Gaudet

When Gita Pullapilly and Aron Gaudet, makers of The Way We Get By, first met, they were both living in Michigan, working at (different) TV news stations, and hoping to become filmmakers. It was on Gita’s first trip to Aron’s childhood home in Maine, to meet his mother when they fell into their first filmmaking opportunity.Read more...

Pat Aufderheide and WIFV’s Women of Vision Award

Women in Film and Video (DC) hosted a gala on October 13, honoring “Women of Vision.” AlonSuperPatg with Grace Guggenheim and Connie Day McClinton, Center director Pat Aufderheide was recognized. Read more...