California Lawyers For The Arts Virtual Workshops
California Lawyers For The ArtsThrough Nov 10th
Fort Mason Center For Arts & Culture resident organization California Lawyers For The Arts (CLA) has shifted to online seminars during the COVID-19 crisis and has compiled an extensive digital resource guide for the arts community to support them during this public health emergency.
“Legal Issues For Photographers” zooms in on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Local attorney and photographer Amitai Schwartz reveals the legal issues associated with photography. (Register in advance.) Contact Diana.Cervera@CALawyersForTheArts.org for a fee waiver and the waiver code.
“Making Content About Real People: What Writers (& Their Lawyers) Need To Know” takes place on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Jack I. Lerner, Clinical Professor Of Law at the University of California — Irvine, shares insights about obtaining permissions, publicity rights, life story rights, and other tips about documenting subjects in film. (Register in advance to receive the Zoom link.) Contact Renee.Reizman@CALawyersForTheArts.org to submit questions in advance or get a fee waiver and waiver code. Pay $45 to receive 1.5 MCLE (Minimum Continuing Legal Education) credits for this seminar.
“Agreements For Filmmakers” happens on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Carol T. Contes of the Guzman Law Group discusses agreements for production, options, and distribution, as well as an overview of collaboration, option/purchase, and submission agreements. (Register in advance.) To submit questions in advance or get a fee waiver and waiver code, contact Renee.Reizman@CALawyersForTheArts.org. Pay $45 to receive 1.5 MCLE credits for this seminar.
“Equitable Contract Considerations For Contractors & Artists” takes place on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sam Mazzeo and Olivia Phillips of A BETTER Professional Corporation lead this workshop on equity and contracting practices. (Register in advance.)
Unless noted otherwise, each workshop costs between $5 and $25 on a sliding scale. Contact Renee.Reizman@CALawyersForTheArts.org for a fee waiver and the waiver code, if available.
CLA also has an active YouTube channel with digital archives of all their seminars that can be viewed for free 24 hours per day on a daily basis. Access the entire “Relax With Tax For Artists & Creatives” series, as well as educational resources about bookkeeping, merchandising, intellectual property law, music production, publishing, and many more topics.