When it comes to music and images, what do filmmakers need to know about rights and licensing, copyright, fair use, public domain, and more? This practical guide features conversations with industry leaders including Lawrence Lessig, Stanley Nelson, Patricia Aufderheide, Anthony Falzone, Rick Prelinger, Hubert Best, Rena Kosersky, and Geoffrey C. Ward.
Sheila Curran Bernardis an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker and consultant and the author of Documentary Storytelling, a best selling guide to story and structure in nonfiction filmmaking. Her archival film credits include the series Eyes on the Prize, I’ll Make Me a World, America’s War on Poverty, and School, for which she also co-wrote the companion book.
Kenn Rabinis an internationally recognized expert on the use of archival materials in film storytelling. His credits include the dramatic features Milk, directed by Gus Van Sant; Good Night, and Good Luck, directed by George Clooney; and The Good German, directed by Steven Soderbergh, in addition to a number of acclaimed archival television series, including the 13-hour Vietnam: A Television History and the 14-hour Eyes on the Prize, for which he was nominated for an Emmy.