Monthly Archives: October 2018

  Donaldson + Callif Secures Broader DMCA Exemptions for Indie Filmmakers in Landmark Ruling

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Partners Michael Donaldson and Chris Perez of Donaldson + Callif, a Los Angeles-based law firm representing independent producers of film, television and web-based content, and Professor Jack Lerner, Director of the Intellectual Property, Arts and Technology Clinic … Full Story

  Congratulations to our clients nominated for Gotham Awards!

This year’s Gotham Independent Film Awards will be in New York and winners will be announced on Monday, November 26th. Good luck to all of our clients!  BEST DOCUMENTARY Bisbee ‘17 Robert Greene, producer; Douglas Tirola, Susan Bedusa, Bennett Elliott, … Full Story

  Congratulations to all 30 of our clients with films screening at DOC NYC!

DOC NYC burst upon the scene in 2010 with an inaugural event that was hailed as “ambitious” (New York Times) and “selective but eclectic” (Village Voice). Based at the West Village’s IFC Center, Chelsea’s SVA Theater and Bow Tie Chelsea … Full Story

  Lisa Callif Named to Variety’s 2018 Women Impact Report

Partner Lisa Callif was recognized in Variety’s Women Impact Report for her clearance and fair use work on numerous critically acclaimed films, including the recent Jane Fonda in Five Acts and soon-to-be-released Making a Murderer Part 2. In her profile, … Full Story

  Congratulations to Our Clients Who Won at the 2018 Los Angeles Film Festival!

Congratulations to our clients who screened and won at this year’s Los Angeles Film Festival! And congrats to Film Independent for a successful Los Angeles Film Festival Fall premiere! IN REALITY U.S. Fiction Special Mention Directed by Ann Lupo HILLBILLY … Full Story