To Get or Not To Get: Life Rights & Non-Fiction Films

Mar 15, 2018

2:00pm – 3:00pm CT

Writers and producers often draw inspiration for their projects from real-life events and people. Some storytellers stop themselves from telling a story because they believe they need certain rights and believe those rights are not obtainable. This panel will explore the legal and practical ramifications of obtaining (or not obtaining) life rights. The panelists will discuss how filmmakers should determine whether or not they need to secure permission to craft their stories and the advantages and disadvantages of making those decisions.

[Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.]

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Lincoln Bandlow

Fox Rothschild LLP

Lisa Callif

Donaldson + Callif LLP

Dean Cheley

Donaldson + Callif

Megan Gilbride

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Panel

Type:

Session

Track:

CLE

Level:

Advanced