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March 25, 2019

Fair Use Master Class with Entertainment Attorney Lisa Callif

An informative primer on fair use with prominent entertainment attorney, Lisa Callif. Lisa is the founding Partner of Donaldson + Callif, and co-writer of Clearance and Copyright, 4th Edition and The American Bar Association’s Legal Guide to Independent Filmmaking. Lisa’s practice focuses on representing independent narrative and documentary filmmakers in all aspects of the filmmaking process, with an emphasis on clearance matters, including fair use. Using examples from her extensive experience working on clearance issues in documentaries, Lisa breaks down the do’s and don’ts of fair use.

Additional useful resources:

Latest Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) exemption ruling

Best Practices in Fair Use Handbook

Examples of successful fair use

Connection between obtaining archive license and fair use