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Legal Considerations for the Media Production Industry—Lunch and Learn Session 3: Post-Production

Posted on May 30, 2024

Edwards Creative Law, in partnership with Manitoba Film & Music and On Screen Manitoba, invite you to Legal Considerations for the Media Production Industry, a series of lunch and learn sessions for emerging and mid-level producers. This series is intended to provide participants with an understanding of basic legal considerations for their productions from development through delivery.

This session will focus on post-production concepts including distribution and sales agent agreements, errors & omissions insurance, fair dealing and delivery.

A light lunch will be served.

The cost is free.

In person space is limited so please register to join us on Tuesday, June 11 at 12:30-2:45 p.m. at RRC Polytech — Manitou a bi Bii daziigae — 4th floor, City View classroom (E473), 319 Elgin Avenue, Winnipeg. 

If you can't join us in person, registration for virtual participation is available.

About the instructors

Ian Harris – Entertainment Lawyer  

Ian’s practice focuses on legal transactions in the entertainment industry with an emphasis on film and TV production, video games, interactive digital media, privacy, and intellectual property acquisition, distribution and protection. Ian also works with Mark Edwards in the firm’s entertainment litigation practice.  

Ian is a trusted counselor whose clients value his careful drafting and unflagging attention to detail. Ian has developed particular expertise drafting and negotiating employment and independent contractor agreements in the film and TV industry, as well as production services agreements and co-production agreements.  

Ian routinely volunteers as a duty counsel with Artists’ Legal Advice Services and is a frequent contributor to the firm’s legal blog. Prior to joining Edwards Creative Law, Ian articled at a personal injury firm and worked as a personal trainer.  

Michael Duboff, Entertainment Lawyer 

Michael Duboff is a seasoned Canadian entertainment attorney, deeply embedded in the music, film, and TV spheres.  

Hailing from Winnipeg, his expertise extends throughout Manitoba and Ontario, bridging artistic and corporate worlds.  

With roots as a musician and film industry professional in major cities like Toronto and Vancouver, he's not just a lawyer but a passionate advocate for artists. His diverse background and dedication make him an invaluable ally for the dynamic arts community. 

Generously supported through a partnership with RRC Polytech Community Sponsorship program.  

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