Legal Considerations For Filmmakers (Online)

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Entertainment lawyer Byron Pascoe will present a session about legal considerations for filmmakers - whether the project is a web series, TV series, film or any other production. He will cover topics including chain of title, music considerations, insurance, cast and crew agreements, investment, incorporation, co-producer relationships, sales and distribution, and more. While production is on hold due to COVID-19, now may be the time to get your ducks in a row for your next project, and clean up the paperwork on past productions. If you have a question you want covered at the session, email Byron at

This a Free Workshop. No Registration Required. 


Duration in hours
Online Workshop - Link for live streaming will be available
Workshop Dates
Friday March 27 2020, 3:00 - 5:00 pm



Byron practices law at Ottawa’s entertainment law boutique, Edwards Creative Law ( helping creators of animated and live-action television and films, games, digital media, software, music and publications. In between his undergrad in business (Wilfrid Laurier University) and law school (University of Windsor), Byron produced TV and new media productions. During law school, he co-founded Charter Project (, a national education initiative about the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Byron has been a board member of SAW Video since 2014. He’s also a board member of MEGAPHONO and runs the Independent Music Business series (, which provides music industry seminars.