Lunchtime Bite: Navigating Legal Issues
Summary:We’re encouraged, as writers, to focus on our own stories, but it’s hard to avoid anxieties about what might happen once the story’s been written and we’re exposed to the world. In this session, learn which legal issues are worth worrying about and which might be distractions from the process. This session considers the risks involved in writing about family members or strangers, fictionalising real people or places and drawing from existing material, considering different approaches to this and solutions to problems that might arise.
This seminar will take place online. Detailed instructions for participation will be provided.
About the Tutor:
Yasmin Naghavi is a partner at Media Arts Lawyers practising in creative industries law. There she represents world-class graphic and motion design studios, authors, tv/radio talent, journalists, agencies, illustrators, playwrights and screenwriters, streaming services, game makers, visual artists, managers, format and content creators, influencers, photographers, and app developers. Holding both a Juris Doctor (hons) and an MBA, Yasmin combines experience with expertise, industry insight, and a passion for the creative sector.
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Lunchtime Bites and Evening Appetisers are free for members. Members of Writers Victoria receive up to 37% off the full price of our other workshops, seminars and courses. In addition, members have access to a range of other discounts and opportunities and receive a subscription to The Victorian Writer magazine. Memberships start from just $50. Find out more about becoming a member here.
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