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Participants

First Panel: 10am-1pm

CULTURE ON THE LEGAL CUTTING ROOM FLOOR

Filmmakers

Orlando Bagwell has made numerous documentaries including the new "Citizen King," and "Africans in America." Bagwell has received four Emmy awards and three Peabody Awards for his work. He is currently a Program Officer with the Ford Foundation's Media, Arts & Culture unit.

Chris Hegedus is a filmmaker whose works include "Startup.com," which received the Directors Guild Award for Best Documentary Film, and the Academy Award nominated film "The War Room." Hegedus is also a Lecturer with Yale University's Film Studies Program.

Eric Saltzman is both a filmmaker and lawyer. He is currently in the business of acquiring and licensing classic film and television properties for emerging media. He has made documentary films on legal subjects, including the Emmy award-winning "Miami: The Trial That Sparked the Riots" for CBS. He is a board member of Creative Commons

Legal experts

James Boyle is Professor of Law at Duke Law School, author of "The Second Enclosure Movement," a board member of Creative Commons and winner of the 2003 World Technology Award in Law.

David Lange is Professor of Law at Duke Law School and author of the seminal article "Recognizing the Public Domain." Lange has also practiced law and worked in radio, television and motion picture production. He is coproducer of "Nuestra Hernandez," a fictional documentary addressing copyright and appropriation.

John Sloss is an attorney representing clients in all aspects of motion picture financing, production, and distribution, including motion picture producers, directors, and writers. Sloss has acted as executive producer for over forty feature films, and is founder of Cinetic Media, a consulting firm specializing in film financing and distribution services.

Second Panel: 2:30pm-5:30pm

MUSIC, BOUND BY LAW?

Musicians

Mark Hosler is a member of the appropriationist group Negativland and one of the authors of a recent article on fair use entitled "Two Relationships to a Cultural Public Domain."

Anthony Kelley is a composer whose music has been performed by the Atlanta, Baltimore, Detroit, Marin (CA), Oakland East Bay, Richmond, and San Antonio symphony orchestras. Kelley is an Assistant Professor of music at Duke University.

Legal experts

Keith Aoki is a Professor of Law at the University of Oregon School of Law and has written numerous articles on intellectual property. Aoki is also a cartoonist and former performance artist who plays bass and electric violin in a band called the Garden Weasels.

Whitney Broussard is a partner with the entertainment law firm Selverne, Mandelbaum & Mintz. The firm represents a variety of music clients, including Ludacris, Twista, Nappy Roots, Wyclef Jean, Fat Joe, Third Eye Blind, Gov't Mule and India.Arie.

Glenn Otis Brown is Executive Director of Creative Commons and lecturer at Stanford Law School.

Jennifer Jenkins is Director of Duke's Center for the Study of the Public Domain and coproducer of "Nuestra Hernandez," a fictional documentary addressing copyright and appropriation.


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