Monthly Archives: October 2012

  Librarian of Congress Gives DMCA Victory to Documentary Filmmakers

“This is a huge expansion of the permission allowing documentary filmmakers to crack DVDs,” said Michael Donaldson, founding partner of Beverly Hills law firm Donaldson & Callif. Full Story

 
  Hollywood Docket: Hacking Rights

“Without this exemption, many important projects currently in production could not have been made,” said Michael Donaldson, an attorney who worked with the USC Intellectual Property Clinic and a coalition of documentary filmmakers on the issue. “This is a great day for documentary filmmaking and for the future of books.” Full Story

 
  Ruling Gives Documakers Access to DVD, Online Content

“Without this exemption, many important projects currently in production could not have been made,” said Michael Donaldson, the entertainment attorney who represented a coalition of documentary filmmakers including the Intl. Documentary Assn. in pushing for the exemption. “This is a great day for documentary filmmaking and for the future of books.” Full Story

 
  2012 International Documentary Association Nominations

Congratulations to our clients for their nominations in the 2012 International Documentary Association’s Awards. Kirby Dick – “The Invisible War” Lauren Greenfield – “Queen of Versailles” Onyx Films, LLC – “The Harvest of Empire” Rodney Ascher & Tim Kirk – … Full Story