Making a Music Documentary: Hidden Hurdles & Legal Loopholes

Mar 16, 2019

2:00pm – 3:00pm CT

With the surging interest in music documentaries like HBO’s “The Defiant Ones,” Netflix’s “Quincy” and “Rapture” and the Tupac biopic “All Eyes On Me,” making music documentaries or movies can be a profitable endeavor for producers and digital streamers. But the road to creating one of these successful ventures is laden with music rights issues and legal complexities that can easily derail your project. Our panel of experienced producers and lawyers will delve into the hidden hurdles and legal loopholes encountered when creating this kind of unique content and brokering the appropriate distribution deal.



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

J Christopher Hamilton

The Black Group

Chris Lopez

3 Birds 1 Stone Productions

Michelle Skinner

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Primary Entry:
Music Badge
Platinum Badge
Artist Wristband
Film Badge
Interactive Badge
Format:

Panel

Type:

Session

Track:

CLE

Level:

Intermediate