Data comes from a 2014 survey of 489 documentary filmmakers by Patricia Aufderheide and Aram Sinnreich. Read more about the study here.
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This section answers initial and general questions on fair use.
What has happened since the Documentary Filmmakers' Statement of Best Practices in Fair Use was released on November 18, 2005?
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@communityfndn Thank you for sharing. Yes, the numbers tell a stark story but there is hope in the new storytellers https://t.co/I0LCQN6Khj
Whats new at CMSI this November! #ResistanceExhibition @AU_SOC, Comedy and environmental justice with https://t.co/qhZdG55LGK
RT @CatyBC: I am incredibly honored and excited to speak at this year's @IWFglobal about the power and role of comedy in equity and justice
"Open Minds" is the theme for the @IWFglobal Leadership conference this week. @CatyBC will be going beyond the punc https://t.co/jDnuT5rw7U
RT @paufder: DMVers! This weekend! Amazing lineup of Chinese films--docs, fiction, brand new and archival--themed "Women in Film," curated
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