Indie Film Town Hall: Legal and Insurance Challenges

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Town Hall

The Indie Film Town Hall series brings together Chicago’s independent film and media-making community during these difficult times. 

In a series of lunchtime meetings over Zoom, members of Chicago’s indie film and media organizations will discuss the challenges that face our industries and actions we are taking in support of each other and Chicago-area creators.

Part 4: Legal and Insurance Challenges and Opportunities
July 9 | 12-1pm CT

Presented by the Chicago International Film Festival | Industry Days and the Independent Film Alliance Chicago, the Indie Film Town Hall series brings together Chicago’s independent film and media-making community during these difficult times to discuss the challenges that face our industries and actions we are taking in support of each other and Chicago-area creators. 

Join us on Thursday, July 9 at 12 noon for a discussion of the legal and insurance-related challenges, and opportunities, facing filmmakers in a post-Covid-19 world. Our panel of experts will discuss strategies for safely, and legally, re-starting the work of filmmaking in Chicago. The program will also introduce the multi-part series of webinars on film law principles presented by Lawyers for the Creative Arts and the Chicago Film Office.

July 9 panelists: 
Congressman Danny Davis | 7th District of Illinois | Bio
Kwame Amoaku | Chicago Film Office | Bio
Chris Johnson | Johnsonese Brokerage | Bio
Tom Leavens Mandell Menkes | Bio
Brenda Robinson | Swanson, Martin & Bell | Bio
Moderator:Betsy Steinberg | Independent Film Alliance Chicago

Note: A recording will be available shortly after the session on Reel Chicago and on the Chicago International Film Festival’s YouTube Channel.

RSVP HERE

Please direct any questions to: industry@chicagofilmfestival.com


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