Terry’s Picks: Copyright News, Melissa McCarthy, NYWIFT Presents

Copyright News: The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) exemption for documentary films has expanded to include some types of fictional films. Now, filmmakers working on projects like biopics, historical fiction, and parodies can access copyrighted content without fear of liability. This is great news for narrative filmmakers trying to tell meaningful stories on a tight...


Terry’s Picks: Diary of a Teenage Girl, Muse Red Carpet & Inequality, again

Info-graph depicting inequality in female/male actor pay. Courtesy of New York Film Academy   Go watch: the first NYWIFT Nancy Malone Marketing and Promotion Grant recipient, Diary of a Teenage Girl, screening this year at the Sundance Film Festival. Written and directed by Marielle Heller with a female led produced team, the film tells the story...