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Ffilm Cymru & BFI NETWORK Wales present: Copyright and Contract Negotiations for Short Film

1st December 2020, 12:30

Want to learn more about the rights attached to your short film? Confused by legal terminology? Unsure of how to go about negotiating agreements?

Join Ffilm Cymru and BFI NETWORK Wales for a free webinar with commercial/IP lawyer Angharad Evans.

Aimed at early career producers, writers and directors working in short film, this session will cover the basics of copyright and contract negotiations with an introduction to this crucial aspect of filmmaking and practical advice for creatives.

There will be a Q&A opportunity.

Angharad Evans

Angharad has worked as a commercial/IP lawyer for 19 years advising film and television business of all sizes from start-ups to internationally recognised brands. Angharad has advised on copyright, chain of title, financing, tax credit lending, distribution, multi-party financing and co-productions. Whilst a member of the Film and Media team at SJ Berwin, London she worked on complex rights agreements and multi-party financing arrangements before returning to Wales.

Angharad was, until recently, Head of Legal and Business Affairs at S4C where she was responsible for all legal and business arrangements for the channel including a wide variety of rights, commercial, IP, data protection, distribution and partnership arrangements. Angharad now works as a freelance legal/business advisor and training provider working mainly in the creative industries in Wales and London. Angharad prides herself on being an approachable and attentive listener, providing clear and practical advice.

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BFI NETWORK Wales supports new and emerging Welsh or Wales-based filmmaking talent through training events and funding for career progression, feature development and short film production.

Our Beacons short film fund is due to reopen in 2021, and our Horizons fund for career or feature project development is currently open for applications.