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How do you acquire user-generated content? How are the talent / likeness rights sorted out?  How does a viral video broker / agency work, and what are the pros and cons in working with such an agent?  What steps should you take when licensing from a viral video owner directly?  Are there any copyright violations in posting UGC on your personal social media account?  Can you use a fair use defense in broadcasting unlicensed UGC?        REGISTER HERE

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Laura Blaney

LB Viz
Laura Blaney (LB Viz Inc.) is a freelance archival producer who has been working in the world of archive research and rights clearances for the past 25 years. She has worked across a variety of genres and was a co-winner of the inaugural Gemini Award for Best Visual Research in 2... Read More →

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Laura Lucas

President, Visual Researchers Society of Canada
Laura LucasLaura Lucas is an Archival Producer and Rights Clearance Officer with over 25 years of experience in the media market. Operating as Big Picture Research, she enjoys hunting down the perfect image to tell a story and clearing the underlying rights for its use. Recently... Read More →
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Kate Lingley

Research & Clearance Specialist, Hazelwood Archival
Kate Lingley (Hazelwood Archival) has been a freelance visual researcher for the past decade, with an interest in documentaries about unsung heroes and untold injustices. Increasingly, user generated content has become commonplace in documentary and advertising projects. The acquiring... Read More →
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Lale Arpaci

Director, MrBeast, YouTube Personality
Lale ArpaciLale was a comedy producer for seven seasons of MTV’s “Ridiculousness,” and has also produced a number of other hit television series, including “Now That's Funny” for Channel 5 in the UK, and “The World’s Funniest Weather” – all of which have given her... Read More →
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Mike Wallis

Clip Producer, Weather Channel
Mike WallisAfter working on many shows as a Segment Producer, AP and Researcher, Mike started in clip acquisition in 2009 when Jon Skogmo invited him to be at the beginning of Chiway Entertainment - now Jukin Media. He was with them until 2014 when he left and went to Newsflare where... Read More →

Tuesday October 20, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am PDT