‘Fair Use’ for Documentary Film Archive

Saturday, 2 July 22 - 4:30pm
@Queen's University Film Studio
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Working with the archive has become almost ubiquitous for most contemporary documentary filmmakers, resulting in issues around access and financial availability of this material becoming quite commonplace.

Delving into the practical issues facing filmmakers in their endeavours to implement fair use when licencing archive for non-fiction work, experts in this field will consider how best to astutely engage with fair dealing, implementing it legally and pragmatically, as well as deliberating on options for improving the system to facilitate creative exploitation of archive in an ever-shifting copyright landscape.


Elizabeth Klinck
Archive Producer & Visual Researcher

Bartolomeo Meletti
Creative Director, UK Copyright and Creative Economy Centre (CREATe), University of Glasgow

Charlie Shackleton
Director, The Afterlife, Beyond Clueless

Clare Stronge
Producer, To the Moon


Saturday, 2 July 2022 - 4:30pm @ Queen's University Film Studio
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