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Visual Artists Rights Act Webinar now available on demand
The Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA) is a federal act of congress which protects the rights of visual artists. Passed 20 years ago, VARA is often an opaque law whose protections are sometimes difficult to predict. Recently, the Arts Council presented a webinar on VARA with Ashlye Keaton, co-founder and supervising attorney of the ELLA Project, Running about 30 minutes, this webinar covers:
  • Overview of meaning, origin and history of moral rights.
  • Introduction to the Visual Artists Rights Act as part of the Copyright Act.
  • Explanation of the rights to attribution and integrity granted to authors of works of art through VARA.
  • Discussion of case studies applying and interpreting the scope of VARA.

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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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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.

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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

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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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Branding the Arts Webinar now available on demand
An effective artist brand communicates your values and helps you attract new customers. Recently, Join Lindsay Glatz, Director of Marketing for the Arts Council of New Orleans presented a webinar on Branding the Arts. This webinar is now available for free streaming on demand. The webinar runs about thirty minutes and covers
  • What we mean by branding?
  • What makes a great brand.
  • The importance of authenticity.
  • How to best use graphic design.
  • Integrating your brand into everything you do.
To view the webinar, please click here.

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This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support comes from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, and the Joan Mitchell Foundation

 
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Protecting your Art Online Webinar now available On Demand
The internet, YouTube, Ebay, and Facebook are great ways for artists to share their artwork, but there is a downside also: increased piracy of your artwork. Recently, the Arts Council and attorney and ELLA Project pro bono volunteer John H. Norris presented our latest webinar, Protecting your Art Online. The webinar lasts about 30 minutes and addresses:
  • Understanding online copyright infringement.
  • Problems from online piracy.
  • Your rights and takedown notices.
  • Step by step removal instructions.
You can now stream this webinar for free over the internet! To view the webinar, please click here.

To see all of the Arts Council's Arts Business Development webinars, just visit the webinars section of our website.

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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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Community Property, Intellectual Property Webinar available on demand
Protecting your intellectual property doesn’t end at Copyright registration. Your copyright is for life, plus 70 years, but what happens when your situation changes?

Recently, the the Arts Council and Elizabeth Meneray, attorney with Meneray Family Law presented our latest webinar, Community Property/Intellectual Property. This webinar is now available for free streaming.

The webinar lasts about 18 minutes and covers:

  • What community property means in Louisiana.
  • Divorce and intellectual property.
  • Estate Planning and intellectual property.
  • How to plan ahead to protect yourself.

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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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Touring Overseas Webinar available on Demand
Foreign bookings are a great way for musicians to expand their audience and revenue, but they can be intimidating. What do you need to know before performing overseas? The Arts Council's latest webinar, Touring Overseas is now available for free streaming from your computer. Presented by Gary Edwards and running roughly 25 minutes, this webinar addresses:
  • How to target your market.
  • Balance money to exposure and potential.
  • How long a trip can be taken?
  • Ground rules and tips from the road.
  • Merchandise and how to pay the bills.
  • Passports, taxes, and international regulations.

To view this webinar, please click here.

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This webinar is presented in part with support from the RosaMary 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

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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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Licensing Music for Film and TV webinar now available on demand
With the continued development of the film industry in Louisiana, television shows like Trem?© and expanded opportunities in the global marketplace, there are more opportunities than ever for Louisiana musicians to get their music in film and television. What do you need to know to be prepared?

Recently, the Arts Council asked ELLA Project Supervising attorney Ashlye Keaton to present a webinar on this topic. Running about 23 minutes, this webinar is now available for free streaming and covers:

  • How music is selected for film and television.
  • The role of music supervisors.
  • Who controls the copyright?
  • What exactly are master use and synchronization licenses?
  • Case studies of successful usage of Louisiana music in film and television.
To view this webinar, please click here.

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