Events

Copyright and Creative Reuse - Members' Day

The use and creative reuse of audiovisual works play an increasingly crucial role in education. Teachers need access to a wide range of audiovisual materials to support their teaching, and students engage more and more with creative practices such as video essays and educational mashups. There are decisions to be made, and these decisions are being structured by copyright law. In this context, understanding what uses are covered by licensing schemes such as the ERA licence and which can be enabled by copyright exceptions becomes particularly important.

The 2018 Learning on Screen Members’ Day will be dedicated to Copyright & Creative Reuse. We are delighted to announce that the day will start with a keynote by one of the world-leading experts in the field of copyright law: Lionel Bently, the Herchel Smith Professor of Intellectual Property Law at the University of Cambridge. Professor Bently’s keynote will explore the creative uses of audiovisual works unlocked by the 2014 reforms of the quotation right. The day will also feature a number of engaging presentations and interactive sessions with representatives from the Educational Recording Agency (Helena Djurkovic), the British Film Institute (Annabelle Shaw), the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and Management at Bournemouth University (Prof Dinusha Mendis and Dr Hayleigh Bosher), and Learning on Screen (Sergio Angelini and Bartolomeo Meletti).

The event will provide attendees with an opportunity to explore and discuss their most pressing questions and concerns about copyright with leading experts and practitioners.

The event will be held in the Prince Philip Room of RSA House. The Learning on Screen AGM will take place at 12.30.

  • 09.30, Arrivals

    tea/ coffee

    10.00, Welcome

    Virginia Haworth-Galt, CEO of Learning on Screen

    10.05, Keynote: Quotation in Film and TV

    Professor Lionel Bently, University of Cambridge

    11.00, TEA BREAK – 15 mins

    11.15, Enhancing the Value of the ERA Licence

    Helena Djurkovic, Chief Executive of ERA

    11.35, BoB and TRILT: Finding and Using Millions of Broadcasts

    Sergio Angelini, Learning on Screen

    11.50, Making More Noise about Rights Clearance and Archive Digitisation

    Annabelle Shaw, British Film Institute

    12.10, Learning Copyright on Screen

    Bartolomeo Meletti, Learning on Screen

    12.30, LUNCH

    (1 hour, 15 mins for lunch and AGM)

    13.45, Teaching copyright (including screening of The Game is On!)

    Professor Dinusha Mendis, Bournemouth University
    Dr Hayleigh Bosher, Brunel University

    14.55, Wrap up

    Bartolomeo Meletti, Learning on Screen

    15.00, END

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  • When and Where

    Friday 7th December 2018

    Prince Philip Room, RSA House,
    8 John Adam Street,
    London, WC2N 6EZ

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