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CreativeFuture traveled to Austin, TX Saturday for the #ArtistServices Workshop – an all-day event jam-packed with panel discussions and presentations aimed to help filmmakers promote and be rewarded for their work in today’s digital age. The #ArtistServices Workshop was hosted by Sundance Institute and the Austin Film Society, and was sponsored by CreativeFuture. CreativeFuture Executive Director Ruth... Read more

Today is World IP Day, a day to recognize the critical role of copyright as the foundation of our creative economy. Copyright allows all artists and creators to be compensated for their work—and leads to an extraordinary array of entertainment choices for audiences. The World Intellectual Property Organization is promoting... Read more

Yesterday, lawmakers on Capitol Hill called upon leaders in the advertising community to take more concrete steps to prevent advertisements from appearing on illegal pirate sites, a major source of their funding. In a letter to the Association of National Advertisers (ANA), the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), and the American... Read more

Today on KPCC’s Airtalk with Larry Mantle, CreativeFuture’s Executive Director Ruth Vitale participated in a lively discussion about the value of creativity, the harm caused by for-profit pirate websites, and the need for members of the creative community to speak out with one collective voice. Click here to hear a... Read more

CreativeFuture has partnered with Slamdance On the Road as a Presenting Sponsor to showcase new and emerging artists, filmmakers, and storytellers at events across the country over the coming year. The tour continued last night in Los Angeles, with CreativeFuture’s Executive Director, Ruth Vitale, and Slamdance co-founder, Peter Baxter, on... Read more

By Chris Ortman Be sure to catch this article by Michael Cieply in today’s New York Times on CreativeFuture’s efforts to build a vibrant digital future that better serves audiences, artists, and all who create for a living. CreativeFuture is a broad-based creative community coalition that seeks cooperation and common... Read more

By Ruth Vitale In case you missed it over the weekend, the Los Angeles Times ran a letter to the editor on Saturday in response to its editorial from March 24 on copyright reform and the cumbersome notice-and-takedown process. The letter is from Michael Kelly, Executive Director at the Los... Read more