2017 edition, Festival

PROFESSIONAL SEMINAR 

Research and rights clearance film, photos and music workshop

with Elizabeth Klinck

 

 

For the first time in our country, Elizabeth Klinck is coming to the city of Reus in order to give a workshop about research and archival material right clearances.

Elizabeth Klinck has worked as producer, researcher and clearance specialist on numerous North American and European documentary films and transmedia projects that have garnered Emmy, FOCAL, Peabody and Oscar awards. A graduate of Queen’s University, she has taught at Ryerson University in Toronto and led research and rights clearance workshops at universities, colleges, and international conferences including IDFA, EDN, Archidoc, Realscreen, Sheffield DocFest, Europe’s Documentary Campus, The World Congress of Science & Factual Producers, and Banff Media Summit.

Nominated for an Emmy in the Craft of Research and three times for Best Researcher at the FOCAL Awards in the UK, Elizabeth has won the Barbara Sears Award for Best Visual Research in 2017, 2015, and 2014 at the Canadian Screen Awards. In 2015 she won the first Visual Research Award at the Gemeaux Awards in Quebec, and a Gemini in 2010. In 2008, she was awarded a Yorkton Golden Sheaf Research award, and was the first Canadian to be awarded the FOCAL International Lifetime Achievement Award.

Elizabeth has served on the board of WIFT Toronto, Historymakers, Impact Media Summit, and the History Steering Committee at Sunnyside of the Doc. She was the founding chairperson for the first decade of the Visual Researchers’ Society of Canada. She is on Executive Committee for FOCAL International in the UK and is a member of DOC Toronto.

She has also worked on projects for HBO, PBS, CBC, CTV and BBC, among many others.

For more information, you can visit Elizabeth’s profiles on: @eklinck, IMdB and LinkedIn.

 

GOAL

The main goal of this workshop is to learn and delve into the world of image research and archival image and music right clearances. Also, we’ll get familiar with concepts such as “fair use” and orphan works”, which will allow us to discover different ways to reduce costs and limit risks when it comes to include images, pictures and music in our projects.

 

TARGET

The workshop combines theory and practice and is especially directed towards documentarists, archivists, archival researchers, directors and producers and anyone who deals with archival material.

 

Content

In this workshop, we’ll work on these areas:

  1. What is Copyright
  2. Different laws of copyright by country
  3. The current rights Marketplace
  4. New frontiers – description of new media
  5. Trends
  6. Implications and recommendations

In addition this workshop will explore three diferent areas of research:

  1. Content / Editorial Research
    1. Where to go to conduct the research
    2. How to approach people and organizations
    3. How to find and record information
    4. Identifying the rights owners
    5. Research
  1. Visual Research
    1. How to find the best sources of visual material – photographs, archival film, graphics and maps
    2. Negotiating terms and rates
    3. Inexpensive alternatives to expensive archival footage
    4. Identifying public domain material
    5. Budget management
  1. Music licenses
    1. Music Clearance 101 – definitions, costs, rights required
    2. Creative tips on how to clear music with a budget in mind
THIS WORKSHOP’S LANGUAGE IS ENGLISH

 

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Schedule: Saturday 11th of November 2017, from 9.30 am to 2 pm and from 3.30 pm to 6 pm

Location: Centre de la Imatge Mas Iglesias de Reus (CIMIR) (C/ Jaume Vidal i Alcover 6, Reus)

Price: 80€ (lunch included)

 

Previous registration needed!

Number of seats is limited.

 

Important. Do you want to talk about your project?

If you are interested in this workshop and are currently working on a research project with archival material and / or music, this is a good chance to present it on the workshop so that Elizabeth can guide you and solve any matter concerning your project.


All families have secrets. This daily premise reflects the director's intriguing journey to solve her family’s puzzle; Who really is her Aunt Adriana? Is it possible that this modern, independent and joyful woman has an unspeakable secret?


ATTENTION! BECAUSE OF THE STRIKE THAT WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY 8th OF NOVEMBER, FRAGILE'S WEDNESDAY 8th SESSION HAS BEEN CALLED OFF. How does poverty affect four girls from other continents? Four girls from four different continents are followed during their birth and their first year of life. All of them have in common their fragile situation of extreme poverty. Ten years later, we find them again to observe the current situation of their families and countries.


Who was behind Caterina Albert? Actress Míriam Iscla discovers the story of the woman who hid herself behind the nickname of Víctor Català. Caterina Albert was a distinguished writer in Catalan language and a pioneer in the feminist fight through literature.


If we save the seals, who will save the Eskimos? Inuit people’s voice is facing the big environmental groups to defend the base of their economy and their lifestyle, the hunt of seals. A debate between the struggle for the environment and the survival of Inuit culture and tradition.


Who was Guillem d'Efak? During the sixties, he became known as "the black who sang in Catalan", an unusual rarity within the cultural outlook. Born in Equatorial Guinea, raised in Mallorca, poet, bohemian, scrounger... A fascinating figure on which the playwright Pep Tosar wants to make a play, for this reason he will travel to Mallorca to interview those who knew him best.


A shocking aesthetic and experimental film that takes the audience into the strange, persuasive and disturbing reality of nuclear weapons. Crossing the boundaries of art, politics and technology.


In 1941, Chilean journalist Carlos Barry Silva is invited to a big tour in Japan along with five more journalists. After the Pearl Harbour attack, they are forced to stay and become war stringers. A chapter that will define their lives as well as their families.


The passage of time was captured in some films kept for decades in the attics of the district of Baix a Mar, Torredembarra. A tenderly recall through the memory recorded by the Tizón family of Barcelona and safeguarded by the sisters Figuerola of Torredembarra.


Joan Manuel Serrat goes in depth into the memories of his childhood and youth in the Poble Sec neighborhood. Through his most personal anecdotes, we move to the middle of the last century, with its habits and rules, while Serrat transmits us the familiar, chaotic and lifeful character of an unforgettable era, and all of this with the help of the journalist Lluís Permanyer.


Will universal basic income make people lazy? Or will it free them? The debate on the sustainability of a basic income for those over 21 is on the table. Economists and politicians study the opportunities and risks of this proposal and questions about human psychology and nature come into play.


ATTENTION! BECAUSE OF THE STRIKE THAT WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY 8th OF NOVEMBER, FRAGILE'S WEDNESDAY 8th SESSION HAS BEEN CALLED OFF. How does poverty affect four girls from other continents? Four girls from four different continents are followed during their birth and their first year of life. All of them have in common their fragile situation of extreme poverty. Ten years later, we find them again to observe the current situation of their families and countries.


Miquel, a senior veteran executive is fired from the multinational where he works. Alfred's family is forced to leave their home. Amar, is the director of an automobile factory in Damascus. All of them share a moment of change and uncertainty that unites them.


Former enemy combatants – Israeli soldiers from elite units and Palestinian fighters, many of whom served years in prison – who have joined together to challenge the status quo and say “enough.” The film reveals their transformational journeys from soldiers committed to armed battle to nonviolent peace activists, leading to the creation of combatants for peace.


In 1943, a group of exiled Spanish republicans serving the United States Army, enters clandestinely in Spain, in one of the most erratic operations of the American espionage during WWII. This is an espionage story rescued from the oblivion.


A film crew is shooting a movie on a mysterious island of Sumatra. There, they discover the existence of a prehistoric civilization and an ancestral tribe that kidnaps Ann, the main actress, to offer her in ritual sacrifice to Kong, a gigantic gorilla.


Rufus T. Firefly gets to the power of Freedonia for recommendations of Mrs. Teasdale. Firefly's continued squabbles and tensions with the neighboring country, Sylvania, lead to a war that Sylvanian spies Chico and Pinky will try to figure out how to win. A great comedy by the Marx Brothers.


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