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James Boyle to talk clearances at Sheffield Doc/Fest

Those attending the upcoming Sheffield Doc/Fest (which takes place November 5 to 9) will be able to hear a keynote speech by James Boyle on copyright, licensing and digital distribution. As a founder of Creative Commons, which works to facilitate the free availability of art, scholarship, and cultural materials by developing machine-readable licenses that individuals and institutions can attach to their work, Boyle will discuss the clearance culture. All Doc/Fest delegates must register by October 20. For more info, visit http://www.sheffdocfest.com'>.
October 15, 2008

Those attending the upcoming Sheffield Doc/Fest (which takes place November 5 to 9) will be able to hear a keynote speech by James Boyle on copyright, licensing and digital distribution. As a founder of Creative Commons, which works to facilitate the free availability of art, scholarship, and cultural materials by developing machine-readable licenses that individuals and institutions can attach to their work, Boyle will discuss the clearance culture. All Doc/Fest delegates must register by October 20. For more info, visit Doc/Fest’s website.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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