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Nicole Page and Liz Stork Share Need-to-Knows for Prod Cos About Furloughs and Layoffs in Realscreen

Because many production companies have seen their workflow either stopped or delayed since the onslaught of COVID-19, they are having to navigate temporary furloughs and permanent layoffs. To assist companies in making these difficult decisions, RPJ attorneys Nicole Page and Elizabeth Stork discuss what they need to know in an...

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Nicole Page Quoted in Realscreen Mag Discussing User-Generated Content

In the latest issue of Realscreen Magazine, RPJ Partner Nicole Page was interviewed on the proliferation of user-generated content (UGC) in documentary film and television today, and more specifically, the issues around its use and licensing. In the article, “When UGC Becomes ‘WTF?’,” Daniele Alcinii details recent copyright litigation arising out...

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Client Engel Entertainment Premieres New Series “Alaska PD”

RPJ client and production company Engel Entertainment will premiere its newest original series, Alaska PD, on A&E Networks to ring in the New Year. The show follows police departments in the diverse areas of Fairbanks, Kodiak, Kotzebue and Petersburg that face the extreme weather, wild animals and weapon-wielding vigilantes, all...

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IndieWire Shares Nicole Page Article on How New #MeToo Laws Could Change TV and Film Production

In the post-#MeToo era, New York and California lead the way with new workplace anti-harassment legislation. Those states are also the primary locations for the majority of film and television production in the country. In such an industry where the lines between work and social environments are frequently and easily...

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RPL Client Celebrates Premiere of New Show on Fusion TV

On October 5, 2017, RPL client, production company Cowboy Bear Ninja LLC, celebrated the premiere of its newest show, Shade: Queens of NYC, on Fusion TV. A documentary series about some of New York's most prominent drag queens, Shade follows performers Brita Filter, Chelsea Piers, Holly Box-Springs, Jada Valenciaga, Jasmine Rice LaBeija, Marti...

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