Producing 101: Fundamentals of media producing workshop, presented by Daniel Boyd and Lisa Bragg; 7 to 9:45 p.m. Aug. 21 and 7 to 9:45 p.m. Aug. 28. Fee $40.
Workshop participants will become familiar with the role of the producer and what functions he or she performs in the various visual, audio and multimedia production formats. The workshop will emphasize the planning and related business aspects of media production rather than the creative aspects of a particular project. Throughout the workshop, participants will design and develop their own proposed production using the guidelines presented.
Entertainment law and intellectual property workshop: Presented by Robert Bandy and Kevin Levine of Kay, Casto & Chaney PLLC; 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 2; fee $25.
The material covered will include the types of works that qualify for copyright protection, and how an author can secure and register a copyright in a work. Also, students will learn what to do to avoid potential infringement of, or other claims relating to, intellectual property owned or controlled by other individuals or companies, as well as potential defamation, false light, invasion of privacy rights, violation of publicity rights and similar claims. Levine will explain in detail the various types of copyrights associated with music, particularly musical compositions and sound recordings, as well as the licenses required to legally exploit those works, including their placement in film and television productions.
All workshops are held at WVSU Economic Development Center, 1506 Kanawha Blvd. W. Registration is required for each workshop. http://artskv.org/creatorsprogram. For information, contact Jaime Rinehart at 304-720-1401 or jrineh...@wvstateu.edu.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Artist Factory is a series of workshops aimed to enrich the professional lives of Kanawha Valley artists, with themes identified by The Arts Council of Kanawha Valley.
In collaboration with Creators Program, attendees will be given certificates of participation after each workshop.
Upcoming workshops include:
Bottom Line 3.3: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30, with instructor Jack Cipoletti, of Point Forward. The class will focus on developing sponsorships in tough times.
Packaging 5.0: 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 29; instructor Cartney McCracken, social media strategist at Rainmaker Media Group, will discuss social media marketing.
All workshops cost $20 unless otherwise noted and take place at WVSU Economic Development Center, 1506 Kanawha Blvd. W.
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