2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Digital Marketing Law for Filmmakers


Filmmakers are increasingly using digital marketing tools to make their films "sticky". Social media and contests and sweepstakes drive traffic to the filmmakers' sites. Solicitation of user-generated content keep fans interested. E-mail marketing and blogger advocacy keeps fans coming back. And tracking the fan activity can help filmmakers entice investors and distributors and/or market their films more efficiently. Clearly, a tremendous upside for a small budget. However, all of this upside comes with potentially high risk for those who don't know how to navigate this highly-regulated area of the law. In this very practical workshop, filmmakers will learn how to develop legally-compliant sweeps and contests, solicit user-generated content with legal immunity, run an e-mail campaign without running afoul of the federal CAN SPAM Act, comply with social media sites' promotional guidelines, and utilize brand advocates without violating the FTC's Endorsement Guidelines.



Anne Moebes


Law Office of Anne Moebes

Anne Moebes is a solo law practitioner, writer and speaker who specializes in marketing and advertising law. Prior to starting her own law practice and media companies, she managed the domestic film marketing legal division for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures where over 80% of her work involved helping her clients structure legally-compliant sweeps and contests, solicit user-generated content and comply with digital marketing laws. She consults with large and small businesses, filmmakers, marketers, and lawyers on marketing and advertising law and transactions.

To learn more about her and her experience, go to www.marketinglawadvisor.com.

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