Monthly Archives: May 2016

  Hollywood’s Growing Market for Documentary Remakes: Wall Street Journal Turns to Lisa Callif

Hollywood is increasingly turning to documentaries as inspiration for big-screen features, leading to a marked increase of remake deals. Wall Street Journal turned to Partner Lisa Callif for input on deals that include remake rights. Remake rights may make distribution … Full Story

 
  Christopher Perez Teaches Sessions on the U.S. Film Industry at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in Beijing

From May 19 – 22nd, Partner Christopher Perez along with Corey Field of Corey Field Law Group, PC, will lead a series of short workshops on the U.S. entertainment industry for students of the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business … Full Story

 
  Fairly Simple: Michael Donaldson and Lisa Callif Featured on Cover of Los Angeles Lawyer

Fair use has existed as a court-created concept since the 1800s, and has been in the U.S. Copyright Act since 1978. However, the four nonexclusive factors listed in the Act can be hard to understand, and challenging to apply in … Full Story