Essential course on film industry law: from conception to distribution

evento sul cinema creazione e distribuzione
9 May 2024
18:00 - 20:00
Free admission


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Are you an enthusiastic film fan and wish to understand the complex laws that govern the industry? Do you want to learn about strategies to protect copyrights, authors’ rights, and the most common contractual practices?

Our Essential Course on Film Industry Law is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to learn directly from industry professionals. Register now and make your way into the world of film industry law.


  • Film, copyright and related rights: What are the best strategies to ensure copyright protection in film productions? How can we effectively defend these rights against infringement?
  • Contractual practices in the film industry: How can contracts be properly drafted to minimize disputes between producers, directors, actors, and other team members? What are the key elements to consider in terms of remuneration, rights and liability?
  • Derivative works and adaptations: What are the laws governing derivative works such as remakes, translations, and dubbing? How can these areas be managed to minimize risk?
  • Image Rights, Production, and Merchandising: What are the best practices for ensuring appropriate consent when using images of people, places, or brands? How can possible disputes regarding privacy and image rights be avoided?
  • National and International Distribution: How can regulatory issues be managed when distributing films internationally? What are the strategies to ensure that a film complies with regulations in different countries?

The live Webinar will be held in Italian.


This unique event is structured around real questions.

Upon registration, attendees will be able to ask one or more questions, which will be collected through an interactive form.

During the event, professionals from Canella Camaiora Law Firm and other speakers, will answer the most frequently asked and interesting questions, providing practical guidelines for both businesses and practitioners.


Essential course on film industry law: from conception to distribution will be held as a Live Webinar on May 9 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The course is free but seats are limited: reservations must be made.

The event will be held in Zoom meeting mode. We will provide you with instructions on how to participate with the registration confirmation. You are advised to log on to the event at least 15 minutes before the start to access the Zoom meeting with ease.

The live Webinar will be held in Italian.


Daniele Camaiora, Supreme Court lawyer at the Court of Milan. Master of Laws in Intellectual Property, a course run by the University of Turin and the WIPO Academy. Partner of the Canella Camaiora Law Firm, he mainly deals with Industrial and Intellectual Property litigation.

Arlo Canella, Supreme Court lawyer at the Court of Milan, Partner and Managing Director of the Canella Camaiora Law Firm. The creator of many popular intellectual property courses including How to Defend an Innovative Idea®, a traveling roadshow created in collaboration with the award-winning innovative start-up Proofy®.

Valentina Panizza, graduated in Business and Economics for Arts and Culture at Bocconi University. She worked for years as a management consultant for SMEs and startups. She is co-founder of Proofy® la registrazione per chi crea, a project awarded with the Seal of Excellence and with funding from the European Commission under the “Open Disruptive Innovation” of phase 1 of the SME Instruments – H2020. In 2018 Valentina Panizza was selected by Gammadonna among the 30 best female entrepreneurs of the year.

According to a survey carried out by the Italian financial newspaper Il Sole 24 ore-Statista, the Canella Camaiora Law Firm has been awarded as one of the best Italian law firms in the area of Intellectual Property for the fourth year in a row (2020-2021-2022-2023). The evaluation is based on reports from peer-to-peer lawyers, corporate lawyers and clients.


Given the divulgative nature of the event, it does not entitle to receive credits to be used as proof of lawyers’ continuous professional education. Please note that the educational course is free of charge and that the request for the issue of a certificate of attendance is totally discretionary and optional. If you are currently living outside Italy and you would like to request a certificate of attendance, please contact us here.

Please also note that the certificate of participation is proof of participation in the Webinar for which it was issued, however, it does not constitute a legal title valid for the purposes of public tenders and/or for university credits.

Only in the event that the participant explicitly requests a certificate of attendance, will the organisation request a minimal financial contribution, due to the administrative management of the file (verification of actual participation, creation and transmission of the certificate).

The cost of the certificate in digital format is € 14.99 incl. VAT*. The paper version of the certificate, in colour and bearing the original signatures of the speakers and organisers, costs € 27.99 incl. VAT*. After booking, in order to request and obtain the certificate of participation, you must carefully follow the instructions that will be sent to you by e-mail from the organisers.

*VAT 22% is applied only to EU citizens and Italian companies.

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