Welcome to our Video Library. Use the tabs below to access recordings from the DMLA 2018 Conference in addition to our extensive webinar collection.
The Legal Education Section contains a series of educational presentations on various legal subjects recorded by Nancy Wolff, DMLA Counsel. You'll find these videos full of important information vital to running your media company. A special thanks goes to Adobe for making these valuable recordings possible. This section is for DMLA members only and is password protected.* If you have forgotten your user name, please contact your company's DMLA account administrator or Cathy Aron, DMLA Executive Director at email@example.com or 714.815.8427.
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Chris Do, advocates interdisciplinary knowledge of design, business, education, entrepreneurship, and humanity. Chris has lectured all over the world about helping creatives become more business savvy.
What win does your company need to reach that next level or to push to a new market? New promotion? A big part of growing in this business-driven world is to learn how to negotiate.
Will blockchain drive massive new efficiencies in your business systems and operations or cut you out of the content distribution chain entirely as it empowers content creators to conduct direct licensing transactions with buyers through the power of smart contracts?
David Singer, Co-Founder of Story & Heart, a strategic partner of Inmagine Group and 123RF, discusses building filmmaker communities and how Story & Heart strategically fit into Inmagines’ growing “Creator Ecosystem”.
Licensing leaders discuss how monetization evolved from feature and newsreel outtakes to the multi-layered, media rights and merchandising world of today.
Victoria Hulett-Gross of Venus Stock speaks about the changes facing small stock agencies and the opportunities in licensing in a new media world, and how a small agency can be ahead of larger agencies in recognizing trends.
Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence are often touted as the ultimate drivers of digital transformation. Going beyond the hype in Artificial intelligence to explore what, why and how.
The celebrity shows, photographers, videographers and rights experts come together for a lively conversation on celebrity and red-carpet content, being a female photographer and the access, licensing and rights issues celeb creators face.
Adobe is at the forefront of the intersection of creativity and innovation, developing tools and technologies to help brands and creatives keep up with content velocity. Join Tim Bigelow, Business Development Manager at Adobe Stock, as he shares how technology can help streamline the process to creating engaging visual experiences, and showcases the latest innovations from Adobe — including machine learning and artificial intelligence (Adobe Sensei).
SmartFrame and ImageRights have partnered together in order to generate a new annuity ad revenue stream for you from your infringed content.
The team explains how SmartFrame technology integrated into the ImageRights copyright enforcement service enables you to convert all unauthorized uses of your content into an ongoing revenue stream for your business. SmartFrame tracks and monitors where and how your images are being used and then serves relevant and contextual advertisements within those images.
Join us as we learn about the new immersive technologies of Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality — what they are, what they will mean to brands, and how they will affect the future of content and content licensing.
Intellectual property legal experts discuss the hottest topics facing the media licensing industry today — General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Framing, Small Claims, current cases in the courts, DMLA’s updated Known Image Restriction List, and more!
UGC has exploded. We bring together leaders in gaming, social media, YouTube and stock who are shepherding a new generation of creators to discuss licensing, distribution, rights and monetization of their content.
Is metadata still relevant to inform images of their source, context, and rights? At a time plagued by fake news and rampant infringement, metadata remains the most accurate and reliable method to inform images of their origin, rights, and authority.
Worldwide leaders in 3D and Motion Graphics licensing discuss the technological, rights, pricing and delivery challenges in this fast-growing content vertical.
DMLA Counsel Nancy Wolff updates her popular webinar on copyright basics. A must for anyone in digital media.
Moderated by: Leslie Hughes, iSPY Visuals
Presenter: Nancy Wolff, CDAS.
This webinar explores the topic of Representations, Warranties and Indemnification from the legal, insurance, and practical views. Learn the legal meanings of each, how they work together, the protections and pitfalls. Join Leslie Hughes, DMLA Board Member and Founder of VisualSteam, as she moderates a discussion with Nancy Wolff, DMLA Counsel, Partner at CDAS, and President of the Copyright Society, and Scott Taylor, head of Taylor & Taylor Insurance discuss this important subject for anyone licensing content.
Moderated by: Leslie Hughes, VisualSteam and iSPY Visuals
Panelists: Nancy Wolff, CDAS and Scott Taylor, Taylor and Taylor Insurance.
If a picture is worth 1000 words, video is worth 10,000, literally. This webinar explores the movement to video and mixed media marketing; what is means for content licensing, growing your business, and the still photo business. Predictions are staggering—but will they be realized? According to a report by CISCO, 80% of all content viewed online will include video by 2019.
Join Leslie Hughes and our panel, including Stewart Cohen, Director/Photographer, Luke Taylor, Founder/Creative Director, Pixeldot, and Natalie Lloyd, Brand Strategist, Pixeldot discuss their thoughts and observations on the movement to video in communications and online.
This webinar takes a look at the key things influencing marketing communications trends for 2017. The panelists discuss the evolution of significant communications themes: the art of storytelling and “storysharing;” the adoption of new technologies and social platforms; and advances in targeting and personalization.
Featuring: Leslie Hughes, Stephanie Marchesi, Shawn Amos, and Robert Dowling
This webinar focuses on sensitive subjects, what they are, how they are viewed in the law, what releases are needed, and best practices with both contributing photographers and filmmakers, as well as clients. This is sometimes a confusing topic for artists and clients, and a topic where things have changed significantly over the years. Listen to experts including Nancy Wolff, DMLA's legal counsel, and panelists Claudia Micare and Sarah Foster from Getty, Dan Pollack, General Counsel for Masterfile, and Leslie Hughes, VisualSteam discuss the ins and outs of sensitive subjects.
Featuring: Leslie Hughes, Nancy Wolff, Sarah Foster, and Claudia Micare
This webinar focuses on building an effective licensing sales program. The program starts with a high level overview of current market conditions and competitive pressures. Then moves into the key steps required to build an effective program including how to determine sales goals, targets and building your own lead generation program. The presentation concludes with the panelists and attendees sharing favorite tips and tools.
Featuring: Leslie Hughes and Candice Murray
Fair Use is one of the most difficult areas of copyright law as there are no black and white rules, and each situation is fact dependent requiring a consideration of several factors. Ms. Wolff, who is also currently VP–President Elect of the Copyright Society, will give examples of recent cases and provide guidance on how to better understand this complex issue.
Featuring: Sarah Fix and Nancy Wolff
Before a client sits down to work at their computer, they have already been hit with a tidal wave of marketing messages. It’s getting to the point where everything is becoming white noise. How do you stand out? How can you make sure your company’s messaging is getting through? Marketing is not only an important business tool, it is essential to your future. Gone are the days of investing in one resource book ad campaign. Today we need to feed the social media machine daily with creative content, email call to action epromos, and dazzle clients with well-designed direct mail pieces. With so many marketing tasks at hand, where do you start?
A strong memorable marketing campaign begins with a great message, and when communicated consistently in a relevant language to the client… we emotionally connect with our clients.
Featuring Leslie Hughes, Jennifer Kilberg, and Karen Dsilva
The Digital Media Licensing Association brings together some the top stock motion leaders to discuss the opportunity and growth in this market segment, as well as the challenge of building a collection that resonates with clients.
Featuring Stewart Cohen, Alwyn Gosford, Patrick Lor, Eric Trageser, and Jared Van Fleet
Why do you need them? Should you keep copies? Do you need them for buildings? What if it's a crowd? What about trademarks and identifiable objects? Can you use an app?
Featuring Leslie Hughes and Nancy Wolff