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iW: Nonprofits React to San Fran News

Hopefully you’ve had a chance to read Eugene Hernandez’ great follow-up to the news that Film Arts Foundation has closed its doors and its membership and programs have migrated to the San Francisco Film Society. He polled nonprofit leaders, including Eileen Newman, Deputy Director of the Tribeca Film Institute and my colleague at the Austin […]

A Fair Use Victory

An interesting article over at CNET for those of us interested in fair use, For YouTube videos, a ‘fair use’ boost.
Copyright owners, such as NBC Universal, Warner Bros., and Viacom, were put on notice Wednesday when U.S. District Judge Jeremy Fogel ruled that they must not order video be removed from Web sites indiscriminately. Before […]

indieWIRE reports today that indeed Film Arts Foundation is no more. I took a look in the archives here at Resources to see when it was that I posted about it. April 29. I know that there were strong efforts in the San Fransisco community to keep the organization’s demise from happening, and it looks […]

More Rights Issues: Rock Legends

In case you haven’t discovered it yet, Warren Cohen started up a nice blog about music docs, Docs That Rock. Since his day job is over at VH1’s Rock Docs, he is a great person to keep us informed on the music doc scene. He has hit the nail on the head as to why […]

As seems to be the norm rather than the exception these days over at The New York Times, they attempt to write a story on what is happening in our industry but fail to capture some of the most interesting aspects of the story, which would require actual research:
Girl Talk, whose real name is Gregg […]

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