Legal

WFTV Legal Breakfast: A Legal Guide to Content Creation

24th April 2019 8:30 am

Wednesday 24 April | 8:30am to 10:30am (event starts 9:00am)

|Harbottle & Lewis, 14 Hanover Square, W1S 1HP|

 

Come and join us for a light breakfast and a talk from legal practitioners at Harbottle & Lewis discussing the legal considerations when creating content and getting your project off the ground. The session will cover:

  • Spotting the potential legal pitfalls with particular concepts and scripts (e.g. defamation), and practical tips for getting around them;
  • Option and writer’s agreements – an explanation of key deal terms in the context of film productions; and
  • Other ways to protect your project from the outset.

 

 

Amy Bradbury – Senior Associate

Amy specialises in the protection and exploitation of information and advises on all legal areas relating to reputation management, including defamation, privacy, breach of confidence and confidentiality and data protection.

Amy acts for a wide range of clients, both in and out of the public spotlight. She regularly advises on pre-broadcast content clearance in the film, theatre and television industries.

 

 

 

 

Harriet Stone – Associate

Harriet advises clients in the film and television industries in relation to rights exploitation, development, production and financing.She has particular experience advising film producers, from major US studios to UK indies, on all aspects of production.

 

 

 

 

 

There will also be an opportunity to ask questions, we ask that you submit your queries in advance of the event so that the speakers can provide you with thorough responses on the day.  Please send your questions to Lisa: lisa@wftv.org.uk

Breakfast and hot drinks will be served at 8:30am and the event will start promptly at 9:00am.

 

This event is for women in the film and television industry only, this event is open to WFTV members only.  If you are not already a member and would like to join, please click here. If you have any issues, please email admin@wftv.org.uk 

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If you can’t attend this  event, please email the WFTV office giving at least 48 hours’ notice. So that we can continue to attract the guests that we do, it’s vital we can be confident that members will attend an event they have booked. Therefore for any non-attendance, we operate a penalty system. If anybody has not given us a minimum of 48 hours’ notice, we suspend their booking privileges for 28 days. After that you are then very welcome to book future WFTV events again.

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