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Legal considerations in film production seminars


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.


Participants will have the option to participate in-person with opportunity to network with industry legal experts or virtually via a livestream.


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


Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2023


Time: 12:30pm-2:45pm

Presentation: 12:30-2:00pm

Break: 2:00pm-2:10pm

Q&A and Informal Meet and Greet: 2:10pm-2:45pm


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


A light lunch and refreshments will be provided for in-person participants.


Please register here for in-person or virtual attendance.

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