New York State Bar Association
Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section
Metropolitan Black Bar Association
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
6:00pm-8:05PM (panel); 8:05pm-9:15pm (reception)
Location: Cardozo Law School, Room 424
55 Fifth Avenue (at 12th Street)
New York, New York 10017
This CLE program
is a discussion of independent film finance and distribution: how can one
navigate this very competitive and changing landscape in general, and
especially for the diverse filmmaker or the filmmaker whose topic is aimed at
diverse audiences. To be followed by a networking reception.
co-founder and Executive Director of The Indie Film Clinic, a not for profit
clinical program that provides transactional representation to independent,
documentary and student filmmakers, and a Lecturer in Law at the Benjamin N.
Cardozo School of Law (Moderator)
Robson, Esq., head of the
Los Angeles office of the New York-based law firm of Pryor Cashman LLP whose
practice is primarily in film and television finance and production.
actress, Director of Crowdfunding, and a founding member of Seed&Spark, a
crowdfunding and digital distribution platform built specifically for Independent
Esslinger, producer and
founder of Section II, a film
company and a multi-platform network for distributing curated, lesbian-related
- Joyce Wu, is an actor/writer/Director who recently financed her first feature on Seed & Spark.
- Matthew C. Mills, an Emmy and Webby Award-Winning Director/Executive Producer who founded the Space Station and opened up an office in the heart of Brooklyn, New York's vibrant Park Slope neighborhood.
Credits: 2.5 CLE – professional practice.
Students: $5; NYSBA and MBBA Members: $10;
REGISTER TODAY! Space is limited.
COURSE MATERIALS: NYSBA
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