Consensual Creativity

We sat down with Gordon Quinn from Kartemquin Films to chat about fair use, what it is, what it does and why it’s more important than you think.

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Gordon Quinn is Artistic Director and founding member of Kartemquin Films and a 2007 recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. Gordon has been making documentaries for over 45 years and has produced or directed over 30 films. A long long-time supporter of public media and community-based independent media groups, Gordon has served on the boards of several organizations including the National Coalition of Public Broadcast Producers, the Citizens Committee on the Media, the Chicago Access Corporation, and the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

Episode Links: 

Center for Media and Social Impact Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video

Center for Media and Social Impact Documentary Filmmakers’ Statement of Best Practices in Fair Use

Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works 

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