Rio Film Festival - IAEL

The Rio Film Festival is on from 28 September 2012 to 10 October 2012.  The IAEL seminar schedule is as follows:

Venue: Armazém da Utopia - Av. Rodrigues Alves, s/n - Armazém 6 - Cais do Porto Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

October 8th (Monday)

ROOM 1IAEL: PIRACY AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY - 10:30pm to 12pmThe panel aims to give an overview of the Piracy in the Brazilian audiovisual market, pointing out the main causes of this practice and the impact on consumption of audiovisual products. We will analyze the effectiveness of the creators, producers and distributors intellectual property rights, as well as the role of public agencies in discouraging this practice.Susan Abramovitch (Partner, Entertainment Law - Gowlings, LLP)Helder Galvão (Lawyer, Comissão de Direitos Autorais da OAB/RJ)José Henrique Vasi Werner (Partner, Dannemann Siemsen Bigler Ipanema & Moreira)Simone Lahorgue Nunes (Levy & Salomão Advogados)Moderator: Marcelo Goyanes (Lawyer, Murta Goyanes Advogados)

IAEL: INDEPENDENT AUDIOVISUAL MARKET AND REGULATORY LIMITS – 12pm to 1:30pmThe participants will discuss the role played by the National Cinema Agency (Ancine) in the Brazilian audiovisual market regulation, notably the consequences of the normative acts issued by the agency, that intendes to encourage national independent production, and which sets limits and terms to the licensing and commercialization of works, both to Television and Film market.Marcelo Goyanes (Lawyer, Murta Goyanes Advogados)André Schivartche (Schivartche Advogados)Vilma Lustosa (SICAV)Thiago Ladeira (Partner, Bitelli Advogados) Moderator: Marcelo Guerra (Total Entertainment)


IAEL: INTERNATIONAL CO-PRODUCTIONS: CONTROVERSIAL AND ACTUAL ISSUES - 2:30pm to 4pmIn this panel, speakers will exchange experiences on the realization of international co-productions, covering the main challenges, especially regarding the formulation of coproduction contracts between producers from different countries, the applicable regulatory legislation and the international coproduction agreements firmed by Brazil.Luiza Duarte Pereira (Lawyer, Murta Goyanes Advogados)Lucy Barreto (LC Barreto)Mark Halloran (Business Affairs Consultant, Halloran Business Affairs, LLC)Ana Paula Dourado Santana (Ministry of Culture's Audiovisual Secretary)Moderator: Marcelo Goyanes (Lawyer, Murta Goyanes Advogados) IAEL: BRAZILIAN INTERNET LAW FRAMEWORK - 4pm to 5:30pmThe panel will address key issues regarding the Law 2.126/2011 entitled The CIVIL INTERNET LANDMARK, which aims to Establish the rights and duties in the use of internet in Brazil by users, providers, as well as the role of the government concerning internet.


Attilio Gorini (Partner, Dannemann Siemsen Advogados)Marcos Oliveira (MPA)Walkiria Barbosa (Total Entertainment)Paulo Rosa (President, Associação Brasileira dos Produtores de Discos – ABPD)Deputado Alessandro MolonModerator: Marcelo Goyanes (Lawyer, Murta Goyanes Advogados)