Free Speech? Fair Use
Who Owns Our History? Who Shapes Our Culture?
When: March 3, 2006 at 7:00 PM Where: The Cantor Film Center at NYU, 8th St. and University Place, Greenwich Village
What: Filmmakers, broadcasters, lawyers and scholars rally to explain and discuss how documentary filmmakers are taking back the right to claim fair use of copyrighted material in certain circumstances using the new handbook Documentary Filmmakers' Statement of Best Practice in Fair Use. Documentary filmmakers across the country are learning how to utilize this new 8-page handbook developed by filmmakers for filmmakers and vetted by a legal team to understand when and how to use fair use. Find out more about fair use and how you can begin using it in your work.
George Stoney, Filmmaker & NYU faculty
Pat Aufderheide, Center for Social Media
Jack Willis, FreeSpeech TV
John Alpert, Downtown Community TV
Dan Caughlin, Manhattan Neighborhood Network
Marjorie Heins, Brennan Center for Justice, NYU
Byron Hurt, Filmmaker
David Van Taylor, Filmmaker
More information: www.centerforsocialmedia.org
Sponsored by NYU, Center for Social Media and NYC Film/Video Council