Legal Considerations in Film Production Seminars – Session 1

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

12:30pm-2:45pm CST

Creative Manitoba classroom, 4th floor, 300-245 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg

Edwards Creative Law, in association with Manitoba Film & Music and On Screen Manitoba, will be providing a series of three free media production industry-focused legal information seminars over the next four months aimed at emerging to mid-level producers. These sessions are intended to provide participants with an understanding of basic legal considerations for their productions from development through delivery. Source: Manitoba Film & Music

Participants will have the option to participate in-person with opportunity to network with industry legal experts or virtually via a livestream. A light lunch and refreshments will be provided for in-person participants.

– Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2023

– Time: 12:30pm-2:45pm CST

– Location: Creative Manitoba classroom, 4th floor, 300-245 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg


Meet Mark & Michael at the Lunch and Learn Sessions

Session One – Legal Considerations in Film Production: Development to Pre-Production

Overview: This session will focus on concepts including the role of legal counsel for productions, setting up a production company, copyright ownership & chain of title, working with other producers, production insurance and union/guild agreements.

Speakers: Mark Edwards, Managing Partner, Entertainment Lawyer and Michael Duboff, Entertainment Lawyer, Edwards Creative Law

Subsequent sessions will be announced soon and are expected to take place in mid-January and at the end of February in 2024. Session Two will focus on legal considerations for Production Financing with Session Three covering the period from Post-Production through Delivery.

Edwards Creative Law Managing Partner and Entertainment Lawyer Mark Edwards and Entertainment Lawyer Michael Duboff would love you an opportunity to meet you.

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