Free Legal Clinic for Filmmakers

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WFT Ireland, in association with the Cork Film Festival, will be hosting a special legal event for filmmakers on Thursday 14th November at 3 pm.  There will be a presentation by leading Irish entertainment law firm LK Shields; Aideen Burke and Jeanne Kelly will be speaking on Copyright law and Section 481. This will be followed by a legal clinic for members on issues that relate to film and TV production.

Legal Clinic Information

All are welcome to attend the presentation, so register your place now (seats are limited, so don’t delay).

Up-to-date WFT members can book in for a ten-minute, one-to-one session with the legal experts after the talk. Email to reserve your time slot.

About WFT Ireland

Women in Film and Television Ireland is a voluntary body run by film and TV professionals of international standing, representing the creative, business and technical divisions of the Irish audiovisual sector. They promote greater representation of women on screen and behind the camera. Our aim is to ensure that the Irish film and television industry functions as a meritocratic, sustainable and successful force into the future.

The aim of Women in Film and Television Ireland is to redress the gender imbalance in our industry, by means of:

  • promoting equal employment opportunities for women
  • providing a forum and networking opportunities for female industry professionals
  • lobbying for improvements in the industry
  • promoting women’s achievements
  • researching and maintaining quantitative data on women working in the audiovisual sector
  • promoting diverse and positive representation of women in the industry
  • supporting female professionals working in the industry
  • supporting women’s continued professional development


Gemma is a nomadic writer, filmmaker, & journalist.
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