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MRTS MFA: Educational Film Distribution: Suggested Readings

Resources for RTVF MFA students interesting in distributing their documentaries to the educational market.

Suggested Readings

Distribution Advice for 2014

Thom Powers, Jan 8, 2014


Streamed Video Licensing: Issues and Challenges for Sellers and Buyers

White paper by Gary Handman (Head, Media Resources Center at UC Berkeley) and Lawrence Daressa (Director of Acquisitions, California Newsreel) presented at National Media Market, 2008

Hollywood Challenges Netflix, Offers VOD Rentals, April 1, 2011 


Important Message to the Film Community

Letter from Dominic Angerame regarding the future of Canyon Cinema, a distributor of independent experimental and avant-guarde film, March 31, 2011


Vimeo Announces Vimeo On Demand



Best Practice

Center for Social Media: select "best practice" publications:

Documentary Filmmakers Statement of Best Practices in Fair Use

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video

Challenges in Employee Fair Use in Academic and Research Libraries

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