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Arts Council Copyright webinar now available on demand
Copyright is constantly evolving. To find out what's new, or just to get a refresher on protecting your intellectual property, you can now stream our latest Copyright webinar.

Presented by Ashlye Keaton, co-founder and supervising attorney of the ELLA Project, this webinar runs about 25 minutes, and addresses:

  • The importance of registration.
  • Registering using the Copyright offices online eCo system.
  • The need for work for hires.
  • Derivative works, public domain, and photography of the public sphere.
To stream the webinar for free on demand, please click here.

Just want the slides of this presentation? Then please click here for a PDF.

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This webinar is presented in part with support from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, and the Joan Mitchell Foundation.  
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Money for Creatives 101 and 201 Webinars now available on demand
The Arts Council's first two webinars on Money for Creatives is now available on demand for free streaming from your computer. Presented by Angie Green of Fresh Money Studios, each webinar runs about 20 minutes. Topics include:
  • Learning sound money habits.
  • Living on a variable income.
  • Setting up your books.
  • Basic bookkeeping and recordkeeping
  • Creating a financial outline for your business
  • Hiring professional help.
  • Working with a balance sheet
  • Pricing your artwork

To view part one please click here.

For Part 2 of Money for Creatives, please click here.

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These webinars are presented in part with support from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, and the Joan Mitchell Foundation.  
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Money for Creatives 301 Webinar Now Available On Demand
Part three of the Arts Council's Money for Creatives Webinar series is now available for free streaming. (If you missed parts one and two, you can catch up here.)

Part three runs approximately 20 minutes, and will address:

  • Profit
  • Cash Flow
  • Wholesaling and working with galleries.
  • Sales and Income Tax

To view the webinar, please click here.

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These webinars are presented in part with support from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, and the Joan Mitchell Foundation. 
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To Be or Not To Be 501(c)(3) Webinar Available On Demand
The Arts Council's webinar on non-profit incorporation is now available on demand for free streaming. You can now view this 20 minute presentation at your leisure, as well as pause, rewind and fast forward.
  • Alternatives to becoming 501c3
  • When is the right time to incorporate
  • How to incorporate
  • Your responsibilities once you have incorporated

To view this webinar, please click here.

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This workshop is funded with support from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, and the Joan Mitchell Foundation  
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Your Music Business Team Webinar Now Available On Demand
On October 20th, ELLA Project supervising attorney Ashlye Keaton presented the Arts Council's latest webinar, Your Music Business Team.

This webinar is now available for free streaming from the Arts Council's website.

Running about 22 minutes, this webinar addresses:

  • What you should look for in an entertainment attorney.
  • What's expected of your manager, and what your legal rights are.
  • What's a band agreement, and why you should have one.
  • Working with labels.
  • The importance of trademarks, and more!
To view the webinar at your convenience, please click here.

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This webinar is made possible by support from the RosaMary Foundation.  
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Portrait of an Arts Business: Ashley Merlin
Photographer Ashley Merlin recently talked to the Arts Council about publishing her new book, Statuesque New Orleans. In this quick interview, Ashley talks about:
  • The book publishing process.
  • Publicizing her book.
  • Online sales.
  • Working with bookstores.
  • What artists should know before publishing their book.

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All About Boards Webinar available On Demand
The Arts Council's latest webinar, All About Boards is now available for free streaming on demand. The webinar is about 18 minutes, and covers items such as:
  • What's expected of a non-profit board.
  • Having the right board.
  • Attracting new board members.
  • Solutions to problems with your board.
Please click here to stream the webinar.

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Making Money with Your Music Webinar Now Available On Demand
The Arts Council's latest webinar, Making Money with your Music is now available online for free streaming. Presented by ELLA Project supervising attorney Ashlye Keaton, this webinar covers:
  • Maximizing your revenue streams.
  • The importance of owning your music.
  • Making money from digital downloads.
  • Music in film and television.
  • Much more
The webinar runs about 20 minutes, and you can pause, rewind, and fast forward from your computer. To watch it now, please click here.

Additionally, many aspects of this webinar trace back to our more detailed webinar on copyight. If you missed the copyright webinar, or just need a refresher, please click here.

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This webinar is supported in part by funding from the RosaMary Foundation.  
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Streaming Audio: The Big Event with Aimee Freeman
Listen to Aimee Adatto Freeman, talk about The Big Event: Fundraising Galas and how you measure success.

Stream this discussion free over the internet. The full audio, and audio highlights are available below...  Continued »
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Workshop Recap: Expanding Your Market Outside New Orleans
photo by J Chaffin, 2007

On January 17th, the Arts Councilé─˘s Gene Meneray moderated a sold -out discussion with artists Frank Relle, Heather Weathers, at the Palma Gallery as they discussed national art shows, the ins and outs of the New York scene, garnering publicity outside New Orleans, and developing a national marketing strategy.

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