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In this face-to-face workshop, leading entertainment attorney Paul S Levine addresses the impact of new, rapidly evolving, AI technologies on books, screenplays, articles, film, television, art, and design. With more than 40 years experience as a leading entertainment attorney and litigator, Paul S. Levine has worked to protect the interests of leading authors, screenwriters, filmmakers, artists, and studios. He is, notably, one of California’s few literary attorneys, with specific expertise in working with publishers, leading authors, and media creators optioning and licensing literary works. For full details visit www.PaulSLevine.com.
Important: Right after you sign up, check your email for a link that will give you full access to the 5 supporting videos listed below. The Santa Monica location for the event is at the Westside Comedy Theater near 3rd Street & Arizona. It is in the alley at 1323-A 3rd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401. Make sure to click the link in your receipt to get your supporting recorded workshops. All Sales are Final. No Refunds.
This is a critical workshop for you to attend if you are creating intellectual property that you sell directly to customers, or work-for-hire content you sell to producers, publishers, etc. It is important no matter what kind of media you create, or participate in creating.
In this workshop Levine will address:
- The capacity of AI technology to create marketable content across media.
- Who owns AI created content, or partially AI generated content.
- Copyright registration and AI generated content, and why understanding this is important.
- How Copyright does or does not protect voice cloning, deepfake character cloning, etc.
- When AI created content violates copyright, trademark, right-of-publicity and other laws.
- Why studios, publishers, filmmakers, and others are rushing enmasse to adopt generative AI
- The likely impact of AI being incorporated into leading applications like Google Docs, Grammarly, Canva, Adobe products, etc.
- Steps you can take to protect yourself and your work going forward.
In addition to this face-to-face workshop, you get free and instant access to these recorded workshops which will help you make the most of the information in Levine's lecture:
- Attorney Paul Levine Addresses Copyright & Work-for-Hire Fundamentals Watch this one-hour workshop for a solid primer in what copyright is, how it protects your original work, why copyright registration at copyright.gov isn't legally required but can be very important in protecting your work. Learn about work-for-hire law, and how that impacts copyright ownership. This is important if you hire people to create content for you. This is an important primer for this event because it addresses how copyright in this country has worked for almost 100 years. With the advent of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning systems the copyright office is issuing new guidance.
- Attorney Paul Levine addresses Option Agreements, Life Rights Agreements, and Shopping Agreements Listen to this one-hour workshop for a solid introduction into how content is optioned, licensed, and sold. Learn about Life Rights Agreements, managers and agents and how the contracts you sign can impact ownership of the content you create.
- ChatGPT Book & Screenplay Research, Outlining & Editing Techniques for Your Original Projects In this one-hour workshop you learn how to use ChatGPT to Outline and edit projects quickly. Compare several versions of possible projects. Eliminate grammar, punctuation, and spelling errors in text you've created. Rapidly re-draft content, changing from one genre to another, from one time period to another, one tense to another, etc. Conduct thorough research for your book and screenplay projects without visiting hundreds of web pages. Create content you can use to pitch and sell your projects. Reboot stagnant and/or abandoned stories and projects. You'll learn how to turn audio recordings and video recordings into transcripts you can then turn into text for books and screenplays.
- Using MidJourney & Other Artificial Intelligence Tools to Create Characters, Locations, Illustrations, Covers & Posters In this one-hour workshop we address Leading AI Image-Making Tools and how to experiment with them. How these tools work and why they are rapidly becoming more sophisticated. How they emulate how human artists work when it comes to references drawings and images to create new works. Creating AI assisted artwork. Understanding its limitations and how to "train AI" to give you what you want. Likely positive and negative impacts of machine learning and AI on working creatives going forward.
- 14 Plot Factories and Story Generators In this one-hour workshop, you learn how to use affordable plot factories and story generators to quickly come up with ideas for a new novels or screenplays. Many of them incorporate artificial intelligence tools that assist in creating and editing text. Many can be used to create and correctly format complete screenplays and books.
If you have any questions about this workshop, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
5 Workshops Covering Copyright & Creative AI Tools + Copyright Law & AI Face-to-Face Lecture in Santa Monica featuring Attorney Paul S Levine