Monthly Archives: October 2015

  DMCA Exemptions Expanded: Christopher Perez Talks with Daily Journal on Documentary Filmmakers’ Newest Victory

The U.S. Copyright Office recently expanded documentary filmmakers’ Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) exemptions to include access to Blu-ray content. Previously, even material in accordance to fair use could not be extracted from copyrighted work on Blu-rays. Partner Christopher Perez, … Full Story

 
  Variety Recognizes Christopher Perez as a New Leader in Hollywood

Partner Christopher Perez has been named one of “Hollywood’s New Leaders” by Variety magazine, recognizing outstanding entertainment industry insiders in various categories. Mr. Perez was one of eight honorees listed in the Law & Finance section. Variety honored Mr. Perez … Full Story

 
  Lisa Callif Moderates Documentary Film Panel at Film Independent Forum

Partner Lisa Callif moderated the panel, “Documentary Case Studies: No Más Bebés & Sunshine Superman,” at the Film Independent Forum on October 24 at the Director’s Guild of America in Hollywood. Ms. Callif joined panelists Vasco Nunes, cinematographer and producer … Full Story

 
  Claude Lanzmann | Oscar Doc Shortlist

  Congrats to Adam Benzine for making the Oscar Documentary Shortlist for directing Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah View the other contenders here!  

 
  Congrats to our clients in DOC NYC!

2015 DOC NYC | SPECIAL EVENTS | HITCHCOCK/TRUFFAUT | Kent Jones, Director | SPECIAL EVENTS & WORLD PREMIERE | MAKING A MURDERER | Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos, Directors | SPECIAL EVENTS | TROUBLEMAKERS: THE STORY OF LAND ART | James … Full Story

 
  Daily Journal Top Law Firm Boutique

Partners Lisa Callif and Michael Donaldson celebrate their Top Boutique win at the Daily Journal cocktail reception in Santa Monica. The firm was one of 25 boutique firms selected in California.

 
  Daily Journal Recognizes Donaldson + Callif as a 2015 Top Law Firm Boutique

Donaldson + Callif has been named a 2015 Top Boutique Firm by Daily Journal, focused on recognizing small yet innovative law firms that provide superior service in a focused legal area. Donaldson + Callif was chosen for its dedication to … Full Story

 
  SWIFT CURRENT opening 2015 Rendezvous With Madness Film Festival

Directed by Joshua Rofé, this feature length documentary reveals Sheldon Kennedy’s life story–from being a victim of sexual abuse, to a career as professional hockey player, and finally helping victims of abuse around the world. SWIFT CURRENT is opening the … Full Story