On September 18-19, 2015 Howard University School of Law is hosting a national conference focusing on entertainment, arts, and sports law. It will be held at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC. The conference agenda is below. Online registration is available here: http://newglobaleas.com.
The gala dinner and awards ceremony honoring Professor Spencer Boyer is on Friday night. The tickets for that event are available here: http://www.law.howard.edu/1952.
Now that the semester is quickly coming to a close, my entertainment law students reflect in a recent interview on their experiences. They note the skills they’ve learned and the legal doctrine they’ve mastered during the process; from privacy to piracy to a “virtual practice” and everything in between:
“Arrielle Millstein of wRap JhAM Associates says, “Professor Evans introducing our Entertainment Law class to blogging on legal topics has opened my eyes. With the state of the job market, applicants need a beefed up resume to even get an interview, I think that Professor Evans really provided us with the knowledge and experience on how to create and ‘market’ ourselves through an effective blog allowing future employers prior to interviews to know that we know and keep up with a specific area of law.” Continue reading “UPDATE: Widener Law’s Entertainment Law Students Reflect on Skills & the Law”→
“Most people have heard about Hollywood. It’s that magical place in southern California with the big sign, bright lights, and movie stars. On the other hand, not that many people have heard of Bollywood. No, that’s not a typo; it’s Bollywood. Bollywood refers to a portion of the Indian film industry. What do these two conglomerates have in common? Maybe more than you may think.
Whereas Hollywood refers to almost all the movies made in the United States, Bollywood refers to just a portion of the movies made in India. Bollywood films are more similar to musicals than American movies are. There is an emphasis placed on song and dance with a storyline
intertwined between the two. All these different elements cause Bollywood movies to be around three hours long.”