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Fair Use in Documentary: Understanding the Costs

Here are a few things to remember when considering claiming fair use of copyrighted footage in film and television productions.

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The Documentary Film Industry in 2019: Insights from Peter Hamilton

Our interview with Peter Hamilton discussing the recent trends and developments in the documentary film industry in 2019.

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“BARBARA RUBIN & THE EXPLODING NY UNDERGROUND”: Interview with Chuck Smith on his new film

We were thrilled to meet brilliant director Chuck Smith last November at Doc NYC 2018 to talk about his new

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Oscars 2019 Documentary Feature Shortlist: The Producers & Funds Behind Their Success

Essential production details about each of the 15 films in the shortlist – their funding, co-production partners, festival rounds and distribution deals – celebrating the people who supported and made these projects possible.

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Interview With Rhodri Lowis On His Work For Werner Herzog & Andre Singer’s Meeting Gorbachev

We had the chance to catch up with Rhodri and learn about his experience working with these two amazing filmmakers and how Archive Valley became an important part of this archival production.

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Archive Valley Masterclass Series: Jessica Berman Bogdan & Cathy Carapella on Archive Research and Licensing in Music Documentaries

In this episode of our series, Global Image Works’ Jessica Berman Bogdan and Cathy Carapella discuss the ins and outs of sourcing and clearing material related to the music industry for documentary film and television productions. From crowdsourcing fan footage, to budgeting, to understanding the multiple kinds of rights associated with music and live performance footage, they shared some key advice for producers and archive researchers looking to create lasting works about the music, it’s creators and the performers that bring it to life.

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“This Changes Everything​” World Premiere at TIFF 2018

“This Changes Everything” world premiere at TIFF 2018. Dir by Tom Donahue,the documentary explores the misrepresentation of women in the entertainment industry

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Sunny Side of the Doc 2018: ​Archives & new storytelling, a history of love

Let’s forget about OTT and TV screens for a minute, because history is not anymore intended to be told only

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