by Tamera H. Bennettposted April 9, 2009
Filmmakers’ panels, new this year to the Fearless Film series, survey legal frameworks for as well as resources available to Texas filmmakers in three sessions Saturday, April 18 in the downtown Fort Worth library’s Chappell Meeting Room.
Copyright Law & Fair Usage, 1 to 2 p.m. Panelists are Tamera Bennett, a copyright attorney; Linda Kordek, music talent agent for The Agency Group; Carty Talkington, feature film director/producer best known for Love and a .45; and Mark A. Nobles, producer.
Texas Filmmakers Resources, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Panelists are Meg Gould, assistant director Dallas Film Commission; Bryan Poyser, director of artist services for the Austin Film Society; and Tiffany Kieran, DFW area producer and production manager.
Texas Filmmakers Grant workshop by Bryan Poyser, 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. Poyser, director of artist services for the Austin Film Society, leads this Texas Filmmakers' Production Fund workshop. Since 1996, the Austin Film Society's Texas Filmmakers' Production Fund has supported Texas filmmakers by awarding $930,000 in cash, goods and services to 265 film and video projects. Deadline for the 2009 cycle is June 1, and filmmakers who have resided in Texas for at least one year are eligible to apply for up to $25,000 in project funding. Poyser will lead filmmakers through the application process step-by-step.