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Fair Use: Myth v Reality for Creators
Mon. 13 February 2017, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm AEDT
The Australian Productivity Commission's recent recommendations have made fair use a hot topic for Australia's creative and cultural communities. But what is fair use, and what does it mean for creators? Is copying without permission ever ok, and should it be? How does copyright impact your creative practice?
Bringing together Australian experts with thought leaders on copyright and creativity from the US, where fair use already plays a major part in the creative process, this event aims to unpack some of the myths and explore the experiences of creators working both with and without fair use. Particularly relevant for remix artists, documentarians, multimedia designers, journalists, playwrights, musicians, and anyone else who uses existing material as part of their creative practice.
Professor Patricia Aufderheide, University Professor, School of Communication, American University and Fulbright Scholar 2017
Professor Peter Jaszi, Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Clinic, American University
Andrew Garton, filmmaker, musician and Adjunct Industry Fellow, Media and Communication, Swinburne University of Technology
Dr Rebecca Giblin, Monash University
Note: While RSVPs are encouraged to track numbers, a ticket is not required to attend this event.
acmi X is a 60 seat co-working space in the heart of Melbourne’s arts precinct dedicated to the creative industries. Established by the Australian Centre for the Moving Image to provide a home for Melbourne’s creative practitioners, acmi X assembles a vibrant mix of filmmakers, digital and visual artists, digital producers, web developers, screenwriters and designers. Reserved solely for individuals, collectives and businesses working with the moving image, we’re fostering a creative culture that champions collaboration, innovation and sustainability.