Top 10 Legal Considerations for Filmmakers

In this Seminar style Workshop, Byron will cover some of the practical legal issues relevant to independent video content production – from web series to indie films. Topics will include agreements with cast and crew, insurance, and use of music.

Byron encourages attendees to send questions in advance to help ensure the session is as useful as possible for attendees.

Please email questions to: Workshops@sawvideo.com 


Top 10 Legal Considerations

Duration in hours: 
Maximum Participants: 
Cost for Members: 
Cost for Non-Members: 
SAW Video
First Workshop Date: 
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 18:00 to 21:00
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 03/09/2018


Byron Pascoe  

While now an entertainment lawyer, Byron began his professional career managing a TV and new media production company. They produced comedy programming for CBC, MuchMusic, G4TV, and created some of the earliest online prank comedy programming. During Law School, he co-founded Charter Project (www.JoinTheDiscussion.ca), a national education initiative about the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Byron produced public service announcements about the Charter featuring Canadian celebrities. Millions of Canadians watched them on TV and in movie theaters. At the Ottawa-based entertainment law boutique Edwards PC, Creative Law (www.edwardslaw.ca), Byron provides legal services to TV, Film, Music, Publishing, Animation, Game, Digital Media, and Software industry clients. He is also a board member of SAW Video and Artists’ Legal Services Ottawa.

Website © 2014 SAW Video Association
SAW Video Media Art Centre
67 Nicholas Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7B9 Canada
t 613-238-7648
e sawvideo@sawvideo.com