ICC 22nd Annual Conference on International Audiovisual Law (Rights clearance in 2008: towards clear

Venue: Cannes

Location: Cannes, France

Event Date/Time: May 16, 2008 End Date/Time: May 16, 2008
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Getting a film « cleared » may seem a titanic task. This has however become a necessary step to ensure protection when the financial and legal liability of audiovisual professionals is involved. The rise of the internet and VoD has meant that rights clearance has turned into an expensive and complex process for the film industry. When the price of non-compliance may prove to be non-distribution, all the stakeholders, insurers, programmers, distributors, film-makers and co-producers agree that rights clearance must be a priority.