And we’re back! Mark your calendars for the first Film + Music + Interactive Happy Hour this year taking place on January 28 at Spitfire in Belltown. This month’s presentation will be from Eric Harrison, the General Counsel for Nimia, a media rights management agency. His presentation will draw on many real world examples applicable to filmmakers and musicians working in Washington State and will cover “All Things Legal,” including legalities of flying drones, digital estate planning for musicians and filmmakers, Digital Millennium Copyright Act and fair use doctrine.
The monthly Happy Hour is a meet up for leaders in film, music and interactive industries to share, learn, and make meaningful business connections. Join us in the converging world of original music, independent films, interactive platforms, and emerging technologies at Spitfire in Belltown from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
About Eric Harrison:
Eric Harrison is General Counsel for Nimia, a media rights management agency. Before becoming an intellectual property attorney, Mr. Harrison was a former Nuclear Engineer for the U.S. Dept. of Defense and former U.S. Peace Corps volunteer. Nimia is the brain child of his friend and filmmaker Zach McIntosh. Its video management platform is used by boutique production companies like Brain Farm Digital Cinema, ad-agencies like BBDO, and fortune 100 companies like Microsoft. Adobe veteran & former RealNetworks CEO Thomas Nielsen stated in GeekWire that, “There is always a bit of magic when someone creates a new technology to solve a problem in their profession. Nimia understands the art and the business of visual creativity. They have created a powerful solution to bridge the needs of producers and their clients.”