Rules For The Revolution: The Podcast

Answering your questions about podcasting, new media and the law.

Episode 008: The Documentary Film Program @ Stanford

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Host: Colette Vogele

Guest: Tony Falzone, Executive Director, Stanford Fair Use Project
An intellectual property litigator with nearly a decade of experience, Tony has advised and defended writers, publishers, filmmakers, musicians and video game makers on copyright, trademark, rights of publicity and other intellectual property matters. Prior to his work at Stanford, he was a litigation partner in the San Francisco office of Bingham McCutchen. He is a 1997 graduate of Harvard Law School, and was a law clerk to the Hon. Barry T. Moskowitz, U.S. District Judge, Southern District of California.

Topics and Questions for Episode 008: In this episode, Tony Falzone, Executive Director for Fair Use Project at Stanford’s Center for Internet and Society discusses the newly-announced Documentary Film Program, which provides a resource for documentary film makers who need to find errors and ommissions (E&O) insurance but run into problems because much of the content in their films is without permission, but used under the fair use doctrine. (Photo from interview!)

Links for this Episode

  • Documentary Film Program
  • FAQ
  • how to join the attorney network
  • Center for Social Media’s Documentary Filmmaker’s Best Practices in Fair Use
  • As always, you can reference the The Podcasting Legal Guide: Rules for the Revolution for more information on legal questions related to podcasting.

    Credits: Benjamin A. Costa, Legal and Production Intern. Music for this episode is licensed from Magnatune. (Artist: Burnshee Thornside; Album: The Art Of Not Blending In; Song: Can I Be A Star.) Special thanks to Creative Commons and Alex Roberts for the logo design, and to Bill Streeter for getting this site designed and rolling for us.

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