Coalition News for February 2017

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  from Women Make Movies

Meet the Industry: Indie Film Clinic
with Michelle Greenberg-Kobrin, Director of Indie Film Clinic
Wednesday, February 1
6:30-8:30 pm
at Women Make Movies - 115 West 29th Street - Suite 1200
$20 for all Coalition member org members
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WMM welcomes Michelle Greenberg-Kobrin,  Clinical Professor and Director of Indie Film Clinic, at Cardozo Law School.  The Indie Film Clinic provides free legal services to filmmakers producing independent, documentary and student films and to artists providing services to independent and documentary film.  The clinic's mission is to provide next generation of Cardozo lawyers with a solid grounding in legal transactional legal skills and the strengthen New York City as a center of independent film production.  Prior to joining Cardozo, Professor Greenberg-Kobrin was the Dean of Students and Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia Law School, where she taught in the areas of negotiations, deals and leadership.  In addition to overseeing the Indie Film Clinic at Cardozo, Professor Greenberg-Kobrin is the founding director of the Program on Leadership.

The Indie Film Clinic works with filmmakers and artists to provide assistance at every step of production and distribution.  From entity formation, fundraising, navigating the producer/director/actor/crew agreements, addressing questions of licensing and fair use, obtaining errors and omissions insurance and negotiating distribution agreements, the Indie Film Clinic provides pro bono high quality legal counsel.  The Indie Film Clinic's clients regularly have had their work accepted at film festivals all over the United States and the world, including Sundance, Tribeca, and Berlin.

Please join us as Professor Greenberg-Kobrin provides an overview of legal issues one should consider while making movies and talks about the work of the Indie Film Clinic. 

   from the League of Professional Theatre Women

All Coalition member org members can attend at the $10 reduced rate 
  from Yvonne Curry, Past President & Current Board Member of the Coalition

Call for Apprentices!

We are looking for a few fabulous young arts & media professionals to become part of the new Women in the Arts & Media Coalition Apprentice Program, to work alongside our board members, committee members, and organization leaders as either support for committees or to serve as liaisons between our board and our member organizations. 

For just a few hours a month, you will have the opportunity to participate in the workings of the organization, and also to be mentored by a practicing professional in your field.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact us immediately at volunteers@womenartsmediacoalition.org and give us your contact info and your discipline--also let us know if you're already a member of any of our member orgs.
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