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Interview with Chris "Doc" Wyatt and more on the New Sunscreen Podcast

On our third episode, Tony & Derek wonder why Warner Brothers is still trying to remake Logan's Run and talk about watching the Oscars without Eddie Murphy; Tony chats with Producer/Writer Christopher "Doc" Wyatt; Tyler Martinolich returns with more commentary and advice on tax incentives The Sunscreen Film Festival podcast is a production of the St. Petersburg-Clearwater Film Society, a non-profit organization. To support Sunscreen, visit http://www.sunscreenfilmfestival.com/membership. Email questions, comments and suggestions to podcast@sunscreenfilmfestival.com Our theme music is "Test Drive," by Zapac, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial. http://ccmixter.org/people/Zapac Additional music by William J. LePetomane, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial. Visit http://www.dorktones.com for more music. 45:06 minutes (8 MB)

Interview with Filmmaker Paul Guzzo and more on the New Sunscreen Podcast

On the second episode: Tony and Derek talk 'Paranormal Activity 3' grosses and tax incentives; interview with Tampa filmmaker Paul Guzzo; programming director Tyler Martinolich on our tips from episode one; news and links Visit The Buzz at http://www.facebook.com/CatchTheBuzzTampa for more film events from Paul Guzzo. The Sunscreen Film Festival podcast is a production of the St. Petersburg-Clearwater Film Society, a non-profit organization. To support Sunscreen, visit http://www.sunscreenfilmfestival.com/membership. Email questions, comments and suggestions to podcast@sunscreenfilmfestival.com Our theme music is "Test Drive," by Zapac, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial. http://ccmixter.org/people/Zapac Additional music by William J. LePetomane, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial. Visit http://www.dorktones.com for more music. 45:21 minutes (8 MB)

Interview with Literary Manager Mike Goldberg and more on the New Sunscreen Podcast

This week on the podcast, Tony and Derek consider the ultra-low budget success of "For Lovers Only"; Tony talks with literary manager Mike Goldberg; Thanksgiving thanks to Sunscreen friends, family and guests. The Sunscreen Film Festival podcast is a production of the St. Petersburg-Clearwater Film Society, a non-profit organization. To support Sunscreen, visit http://www.sunscreenfilmfestival.com/membership. Email questions, comments and suggestions to podcast@sunscreenfilmfestival.com. Our theme music is "Test Drive," by Zapac, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial. Visit http://ccmixter.org/people/Zapac for more music. Additional music by William J. LePetomane, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial. Visit http://www.dorktones.com for more music. Music for our Thanksgiving segment is "Porch Swing Days" by Kevin MacLeod, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution. Visit http://www.incompetech.com for more music. 39:45 minutes (8 MB)

IFTA on online content theft and legitimate alternatives

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The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) and a coalition of its Member companies today joined major broadband companies, the Recording Industry Association, A2IM and the Motion Picture Association of America to announce the launch of a jointly supported voluntary initiative to advise consumers about online content theft and legitimate alternatives. The state-of-the-art system creating a common “Copyright Alerts” framework, which is similar to credit card fraud alerts, is designed to...

protect the public’s access to independent film and TV programs Lloyd Kaufman IFTA Chairman seriously concerned.

The freedom to create and distribute movies and TV shows is threatened by a handful of giant media companies that want to control both programming and all the distribution channels in order to protect their own marketplace position.  

Join the Fight for Independents!

The freedom to create and distribute movies and TV shows is threatened by a handful of giant media companies that want to control both programming and all the distribution channels in order to protect their own marketplace position.  

James Boyle keynote at Sheffield Doc/Fest on legal future of cinema

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NESTA (National Endowment of Science, Technology and the Arts) are proudly sponsoring a keynote speech at Sheffield Doc/Fest about the legal future of film by James Boyle, a founder of Creative Commons.   Creative Commons is working to facilitate the free availability of art, scholarship, and cultural materials by developing innovative, machine-readable licenses that individuals and institutions can attach to their work.   James Boyle, who is William Neal Reynolds Professor of Law at Duke ...

NESTA presents James Boyle at Sheffield Doc/Fest

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NESTA (National Endowment of Science, Technology and the Arts) are proudly sponsoring a keynote speech at Sheffield Doc/Fest about the legal future of film by James Boyle, a founder of Creative Commons. Creative Commons is working to facilitate the free availability of art, scholarship, and cultural materials by developing innovative, machine-readable licenses that individuals and institutions can attach to their work. James Boyle, who is William Neal Reynolds Professor of Law at Duke Law School...

IFTA's response to MPAA on Net neutrality

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IFTA President-CEO Jean Prewitt sent the following open letter to MPAA Chairman-CEO Dan Glickman March 14, 2008Mr. Dan GlickmanChairman & Chief Executive OfficerMotion Picture Association of America1600 Eye Street NWWashington, D.C. 20006Dear Dan: The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) was astounded to read that the MPAA and the six major studios who are its members have taken the step of denouncing the principle of 'net neutrality' and its advocates. I would like to take this opportu...

Jean Prewitt response letter to MPAA Chairman Showest speech

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IFTA President-CEO Jean Prewitt sent the following open letter to MPAA Chairman-CEO Dan Glickman March 14, 2008Mr. Dan GlickmanChairman & Chief Executive OfficerMotion Picture Association of America1600 Eye Street NWWashington, D.C. 20006Dear Dan: The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) was astounded to read that the MPAA and the six major studios who are its members have taken the step of denouncing the principle of 'net neutrality' and its advocates. I would like to take this opportu...

Entertainment Law Institute Global Film Conference in New Orleans

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On March 10 and 11, 2005, The Louisiana State Bar Association’s Art Entertainment & Sports Law Section, together with the Motion Picture Association of America, will co-host the one and a half-day Louisiana Entertainment Law Institute Global Film Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, at the host hotel, the Bourbon Orleans, A Wyndham Historic Hotel.John Malcolm, MPAA Senior Vice-President and Director of Worldwide Anti-Piracy Operations, will give the Keynote Host Presentation in a Plenary Sess...

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