On Wednesday, September 29, 2010, the OBA’s Entertainment Media and Communications Law Section is presenting their annual "New Media Conference" (which also has been accredited as a CLE program for Law Society of Upper Canada purposes) – this year’s program is entitled Interactive and Digital Media: The (R)evolution Continues. Online registration is available at the preceding link, and a brochure for the program is available here. Topics to be covered include the Canada Media Fund, the Documentary Organization of Canada’s Copyright and Fair Dealing Guidelines for Documentary Filmmakers, Branded Content and Video and Online Games and New Distribution Platforms. The conference will also include a keynote address by The Hon. Leo Housakos, Deputy Chair of the Sentate Standing Committee on Transportation and Communications. (*cough* I will be moderating the DOC Guidelines panel *cough*)
About Bob Tarantino
Bob Tarantino is Counsel at Dentons Canada LLP and focuses his practice on the interface between the entertainment industries and intellectual property law, with an emphasis on film and television production, financing, licensing, distribution, and IP acquisition and protection. His clients range from artists and independent producers to Canadian distributors and foreign studios and financiers at every stage of the creative process, from development to delivery and exploitation.