IFP/CHICAGO PRESENTS FAIR USE FOR FILMMAKERS WITH MICHAEL DONALDSON Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Columbia College

 MCD PICTUREIFP/Chicago is proud to present “Fair Use for Filmmakers with Michael Donaldson” on Tuesday, February 10 located at Columbia College Chicago, Film Row Cinema, 1104 S. Wabash, 8th Floor, Chicago, 60605.  Doors open 6:00PM and the event will begin at 6:30PM. Admission to the event: Public ($20); Student Non-Members  with Current Student ID – ($15); IFP/Chicago Members ($10) and IFP/Chicago Student Members (Free).  Tickets are on sale, to purchase tickets on line please visit http://www.ifpchicago.org/michael-donaldson-021015.

                This is a can’t miss event for every independent documentary and narrative filmmaker with noted entertainment attorney and author of Clearance and Copyright  Michael Donaldson. Dubbed “‘legal Obi Wan Kenobi’ and fair use guru of the documentary film set” by the American Bar Association Journal, Michael C. Donaldson is an entertainment attorney who has been fighting for independent filmmakers for over thirty years. It will be his only Chicago appearance. He will tell stories and share film clips to illustrate fair to illustrate fair use as well as answer questions. This program is presented by IFP/Chicago with support from their sponsors Cinespace Chicago Studios, Cineverse, Digital Professional Institute, the Illinois Film Office, SAG-AFTRA Chicago and the Vermont College of Fine Arts, with special thanks to Columbia College Chicago Department of Cinema Art + Science.  IFP/Chicago is supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council.   

Independent Filmmaker Project Chicago is a non-profit organization committed to the idea that independent film is an important art form and a powerful voice in our society.