How to deliver a clean chain of titles and attain copyright a film masterclass by Shoebill Advocates.
On the 28th of July 2023, Shoebill Advocates hosted a Film Business Masterclass.
The session was aimed at enhancing the knowledge of filmmakers, actors content creators, film producers, and directors on how to deliver a clean chain of titles and attain copyright, clearance for their content, film, documentary, and television production.
During the session, Entertainment Lawyer, Mr. Louis Lwanga, shared extensively on why every film set needs a production lawyer and the significance of engaging a Production Legal Counsel at the early stages of a production.
In his expert presentation, he emphasized that a legal counsel/Production Lawyer plays a crucial role in the film production chain, The lawyer provides legal guidance to the different legal aspects of film production, distribution, and related activities in order to minimize legal risks.
The second presentation was by Mr. Tumusime Derek a film law, Legal Practitioner, and Partnet of Shoebill Advocates. He shared about the importance of copyright, chain of title clearance, and at what stage you should be done.
The Managing Partner of Shoebill Advocates, Mr. Steven Nelson assured all the participants that they are open and are ready to work and partner with filmmakers and other creatives to extend services to them in the creative industry.
By Jesca Ahimbisibwe