Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27) and Doug Collins (GA-9), co-chairs of the Creative Rights Caucus, collaborated with film and television stakeholders to bring to Capitol Hill the 2nd annual Beyond the Red Carpet – an interactive showcase of the women and men behind-the-scenes of the creative industries.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Creative Rights Caucus (CRC) hosted a briefing to educate Congress on how online advertising works and the role it can play in supporting creators. Speaking at the briefing were Reps.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the functioning of the Copyright Office and how it can be improved. Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27) and Doug Collins (GA-09), co-chairs of the Creative Rights Caucus (CRC), released the following statements:
WASHINGTON, DC – The core copyright industries – which includes books, music, motion pictures, radio and TV broadcasting, computer software, newspapers, periodicals, and journals – added more than $1.1 trillion to the U.S. economy in 2013 according to a report from the International Intellectual Property Alliance. Co-chairs of the Creative Rights Caucus Reps.
WASHINGTON, DC –Rep. Doug Collins (GA-9) will join Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) as Co-chair of the Creative Rights Caucus. Rep. Collins replaced Rep. Howard Coble (NC-6) who retired at the end of the 113th Congress. Reps. Chu and Collins released the following statements:
WASHINGTON, DC – The Creative Rights Caucus (CRC), in collaboration with The Association of American Publishers and The Authors Guild, hosted bestselling authors and publishers at the Capitol today to share unique experiences about the collaboration that transforms manuscripts into extraordinary books. As co-chairs of the CRC, Reps. Chu and Coble released the following statement:
WASHINGTON- On Wednesday, September 10, 2014, Creative Rights Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Judy Chu and Rep. Howard Coble partnered with members of the film and television industry to hold the first-ever “Beyond The Red Carpet: Movie & TV Magic Day” on Capitol Hill.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Judy Chu (D-CA) and Howard Coble (R-NC), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Creative Rights Caucus, hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill focusing on the mutually beneficial relationship between the technology and creative industries.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Judy Chu (D-CA) and Howard Coble (R-NC), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Creative Rights Caucus, in conjunction with the Directors Guild of America (DGA), co-hosted a roundtable discussion with Emmy-Award winning directors Anthony and Joe Russo.
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Titled "Beyond the Red Carpet: Movie and TV Magic Day," the Wednesday night event was billed as an industry showcase that featured various booths and exhibits at the Cannon House Office in the nation's capitol.
The mix may have shades of a mini-ComicCon, but the intent is to get the message across to visiting lawmakers that the industry is a wellspring of jobs for creative professionals. To underscore the point, there will be a touchscreen from the MPAA in which a member of Congress (or their staffers) can see how much production is going on in their home state.
Christine Filipak is a graphic designer and background vocalist for the popular band Nox Arcana. In a perfect world, she would pour all of her energy into her music — instead, she acts as a de facto copyright enforcer for her band.
ASCAP sent their heavy-hitters to Washington, D.C., for a panel discussion on music licensing in today's digital landscape.
Creative Rights Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Howard Coble (R-NC) and Rep.
Intellectual property is big business. Copyright industries added over $1 trillion in value to the U.S. economy in a single year, accounting for almost 6.5% of the total U.S. GDP in 2012. That's according to a new study out from the International Intellectual Property Alliance® (they include that registered trademark symbol just in case you decide to pirate their catchy name).
We represent districts on opposite coasts with varying political views, but there is one thing on which we can agree: in North Carolina and California, we depend on a strong community of creators and innovators to spur job growth and drive our economy.
Chu spoke with TheWrap about what she learned from SOPA and why we need a permanent federal tax credit.
Since the defeat of the Stop Online Piracy Act, better known as SOPA, congresswoman Judy Chu has intensified her efforts to eradicate piracy. To succeed, Chu and her allies in the entertainment industry need to win the public back.
The incomparable Beyoncé appeared at the Verizon Center on July 29 and July 30, and among the songs she performed was one of her latest hits, “Love on Top.” What may be surprising to the crowd is that Beyoncé did not write “Love on Top” entirely on her own.
Representative Judy Chu of California discusses the founding of the Creative Rights Caucus and describes the events they are organizing to promote artists rights and highlight the importance of creative occupations around the country.
http://ASCAP100.com ASCAP hits its 100-year milestone on February 13th, 2014.