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BTFC Membership Orientation

Join us virtually on Sat. July 9th at 1:30 PM ET for New Member Orientation! Don’t miss this opportunity to meet fellow members, share your ideas, and become better informed about the BTFC! If you have not yet signed up for membership but want to or want to learn more, you’re welcome to join us!

The Black TV & Film Collective holds member orientation because we want to ensure that members new and old are aware of simple, easy steps you can take to maximize your membership.  Now that you’ve joined our organization (or are considering joining), we want to make sure you both know the tools and resources that are available to you, and how to use them.

This BTFC orientation session is important to ensure that you understand the process for seeking and lending help. We want to hear what you seek to gain from your membership and encourage you to jump right in and get involved. We also want you to meet each other!

Come to our member orientation with an open mind and come with ideas on ways to make the BTFC better serve your needs!

 

We’re looking forward to walking you through:

  • Staple BTFC professional development events
  • The BTFC calendar
  • Ways to stay informed and connected
  • Ways to get involved

 

 

Let’s work together to help you move forward in your creative journey! See you soon! 

Like this event? Check out other upcoming events and member opportunities.

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The BTFC Presents Pop-Up Legal Clinic by The Filmmakers Legal Clinic

On Tuesday, April 26th at 4:00PM PT | 7:00PM ET, The Black TV & Film Collective and The Filmmakers Legal Clinic are hosting a FREE pop-up legal clinic for BTFC Members!

 

Are you interested in getting free legal advice to get your project off to the right start? The Filmmakers Legal Clinic at Cardozo School of Law is running a pop-up legal clinic for members of the BTFC.

This is a unique opportunity to meet with a student legal team in a brief, intimate setting.  Bring your legal questions on fair use, entity formation, distribution, licensing, work-for-hire agreements, and other issues.

 

Registration Details

If you’re interested in participating in this event, please RSVP. Once you finalize your Eventbrite registration you will receive a FORM to complete. (This form closes on April 15th at 11:59 PM PT). There are a limited number of meeting times available.

Filmmakers Legal Clinic

The Filmmakers Legal Clinic (FLC) at Cardozo Law provides free transactional, intellectual property, and First Amendment legal services to visual advocates, filmmakers and video journalists working to move the social justice needle and diversify the stories that are told through media.

Cardozo Law helps filmmakers navigate contractual, legal, and business issues so that their important films can be made and distributed. To empower creators, the FLC provides individual client representation, educational services, “know your rights” trainings for community partners and pop-up legal clinics.

Client films have screened in leading U.S. and international film festivals including Cannes, Sundance, Berlinale, South by Southwest, Rotterdam, New Directors/New Films, the Tribeca Film Festival, the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), the Los Angeles Film Festival, Hot Docs, DOC NYC and more.

Make Your Work

Don’t miss this opportunity to get legal advice for your project from the knowledgeable team at the Filmmakers Legal Clinic.

If you’re interested in participating in this event, please RSVP (and complete the form) by April 15th. There are a limited number of meeting times available.

This event is for BTFC Members Only. 

**Members, don’t forget to get use your SPECIAL CODE to access your ticket!* If you need your code, please email [email protected]

Interested in becoming a member of the BTFC? Visit www.blacktvfilmcollective.org/join!

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BTFC Membership Orientation

Join us on Sat. May 7th at 1:30 PM ET for New Member Orientation! Don’t miss this opportunity to meet fellow members, share your ideas, and become better informed about the BTFC! If you have not yet signed up for membership but want to or want to learn more, you’re welcome to join us!

The Black TV & Film Collective holds member orientation because we want to ensure that members new and old are aware of simple, easy steps you can take to maximize your membership.  Now that you’ve joined our organization (or are considering joining), we want to make sure you both know the tools and resources that are available to you, and how to use them.

This BTFC orientation session is important to ensure that you understand the process for seeking and lending help. We want to hear what you seek to gain from your membership and encourage you to jump right in and get involved. We also want you to meet each other!

Come to our member orientation with an open mind and come with ideas on ways to make the BTFC better serve your needs!

 

We’re looking forward to walking you through:

  • Staple BTFC professional development events
  • The BTFC calendar
  • Ways to stay informed
  • Step by step guide to using the Member Database
  • Ways to stay connected and get involved

 

 

Let’s work together to help you move forward in your creative journey! See you soon! 

Like this event? Check out other upcoming events and member opportunities.

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The BTFC Presents Legal Agreements for Film by The Filmmakers Legal Clinic

On Tuesday, March 8th at 4:00PM PT | 7:00PM ET, The Black TV & Film Collective and The Filmmakers Legal Clinic by Cardozo’s School Law for a conversation on Legal Agreements for Film.

Whether you’re an actor, writer, producer or director – creativity is vital in the entertainment industry! But, did you know that understanding the business of filmmaking is just as critical?

Join the BTFC in our ongoing partnership with the Filmmakers Legal Clinic at Cardozo’s School of Law as we talk about legal agreements for film! Learn about the legal intricacies to understand that can help YOU and your project not get caught up in legal red tape or caught in agreements that don’t serve you!

FLC will be reviewing how to read a film contract – focusing on common terms in the most common service agreements, typical major terms in any contract and what they mean, what boilerplate language is and its importance. There will be a Q & A so bring any questions you have about legal agreements!

Filmmakers Legal Clinic

The Filmmakers Legal Clinic (FLC) at Cardozo Law, formerly known as the Indie Film Clinic, provides free transactional, intellectual property, and First Amendment legal services to visual advocates, filmmakers and video journalists working to move the social justice needle and diversify the stories that are told through media.

Cardozo Law helps filmmakers navigate contractual, legal, and business issues so that their important films can be made and distributed. To empower creators, the FLC provides individual client representation, educational services, “know your rights” trainings for community partners and pop-up legal clinics.

Client films have screened in leading U.S. and international film festivals including Cannes, Sundance, Berlinale, South by Southwest, Rotterdam, New Directors/New Films, the Tribeca Film Festival, the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), the Los Angeles Film Festival, Hot Docs, DOC NYC and more.

Make Your Work

This conversation is for anyone involved in the TV and Film industry! Don’t miss this opportunity to work smarter not harder and meet the knowledgeable team from the Filmmakers Legal Clinic.

Interested in becoming a member? Sign up for our BTFC Membership!

Members, use your code for your discount!

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BTFC Membership Orientation

Join us for new members orientation! Don’t miss this opportunity to meet fellow members, share your ideas, and become better informed about the BTFC! If you have not yet signed up for membership but want to or want to learn more, you’re welcome to join us!

The Black TV & Film Collective holds member orientation because we want to ensure that members new and old are aware of simple, easy steps you can take to maximize your membership.  Now that you’ve joined our organization (or are considering joining), we want to make sure you both know the tools and resources that are available to you, and how to use them. This BTFC orientation session is important to ensure that you understand the process for seeking and lending help. We want to hear what you seek to gain from your membership and encourage you to jump right in and get involved. We also want you to meet each other!

Come to our member orientation with an open mind and come with ideas on ways to make the BTFC better serve your needs!

 

We’re looking forward to walking you through:

  • Staple BTFC professional development events
  • The BTFC calendar
  • Ways to stay informed
  • Step by step guide to using the BTFC Membership Database
  • Step by step guide to using the BTFC Member’s Project Board

 

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet fellow members, share your ideas, and become better informed! If you have not yet signed up for membership but want to or want to learn more, click here. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn about other resources available to you.

Like this event? Check out other upcoming events and member opportunities.

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STORIES with IMPACT – A Fireside Chat on Clubhouse

On Thurs. February 24th at 7:00 PM ET, join the Black TV & Film Collective for a fireside chat on social responsibility and storytelling – on Clubhouse!

This fireside chat is FREE and explores how we as a community can use our art to “reflect the times”.

 

How can we create stories with impact in our communities? What is our social responsibility? Where do we start?

We started the conversation by watching the HBO docu-series Obama: In Pursit of a More Perfect Union.

Then, we heard from amazing agents of change in our communities, Kerry Croft and Krishna Davenport at our two-day virtual event, Community Conversations.

Now we’re talking about action! How do we take what we know about our world and change it in a positive way – using our art?

We’re asking you to bring YOUR knowledge and insight to the table to discuss creative ways you have been inspired and motivated to create stories of impact, that will further and add to our legacy as people. We’ll also provide an opportunity for people informally pitch their ideas, share ideas and network to find collaborators to help YOU tell your story!

We’re featuring Yhá Mourhia Wright (Writer/Producer, “Love My Roomie”), Okema T. Moore (Emmy-nominated Producer, “LadyLike), Kellianne Rae Jordan (Actor/Writer/Producer, “The Park”).

We’re also welcoming back Kerry Croft (Brand Curator) and Krishna Davenport (Founder of The Baobab Wellness Collective) to continue the conversation.

This is a great opportunity for us to dive into how storytelling and activism often go hand in hand!

Interested in becoming a member? Visit www.blacktvfilmcollective.org/join

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