Category Archives: Creative Industries

Report on AHTV 2020: Exploring documentary filmmakers’ fair practice

On 5th February 2020, I attended AHTV 2020, a one-day conference co-organised by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Edinburgh TV Festival. The event brought together Arts and Humanities academics and TV professionals working in specialist factual … Continue reading

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Copyright law, cultural diversity and the Digital Single Market

PRESS RELEASE — Researchers at the University of Glasgow launch new €3m project with 10 European partners A team of researchers from CREATe, the UK Copyright and Creative Economy Centre based in the University of Glasgow, have received a major new … Continue reading

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Report: CREATe Public Lecture by Naysun Alae-Carew – Intellectual Property “terms of trade”: The challenges for entertainment businesses in the emerging platform economy

Report by Kenny Barr (Research Associate in School of Culture and Creative Arts, University of Glasgow). The latest in the CREATe public lecture series was delivered by Naysun Alae-Carew, Managing Director of Blazing Griffin, a digital entertainment company based in … Continue reading

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New Working Paper: Discontent Industries? Creative Works and International Trade Law

The global economic order fails to understand the creative industries as producing trade, says the WTO’s Anthony Taubman. Trade statistics do not account for royalty payments. Trade agreements fail to address streaming (typically classified as services, not goods).  Professor Martin … Continue reading

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CREATe Public Lecture by Naysun Alae-Carew, 13 November 2019

Intellectual Property “terms of trade”: The challenges for entertainment businesses in the emerging platform economy Naysun Alae-Carew, Managing Director, Blazing Griffin Humanities Lecture Theatre, Main Building, University of GlasgowWednesday 13 November 2019 17:30-19:00

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New Working Paper: Know Your Rights: What can you do when your copyright is infringed?

CREATe presents the seventh entry in our series of working papers released in 2019: “Know Your Rights: What can you do when your copyright is infringed?” by Elena Cooper (Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, CREATe) and Sheona Burrow (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, … Continue reading

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Icepops 2019: Fear-Free Music

Post by Janet Burgess, PhD researcher at CREATe Just back from Edinburgh and the very informative, and entertaining, Icepops 2019 (or ‘International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars’ to give it its full pedigree).  Devised and run by … Continue reading

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The Copyright Licensing Agency Blog – The Fortnite Dance Controversy: Ethics of Reuse

The Copyright Licensing Agency has published a blogpost by Amy Thomas (CREATe PhD candidate and Copyright Wiki sub-editor) discussing the Fortnite dance controversy and ethics of reuse. Following a presentation by Amy at the event “Using Other People’s Stuff” – … Continue reading

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UK Authors’ Earnings and Contracts 2018: A Survey of 50,000 Writers

CREATe has released a study of UK Authors’ Earnings and Contracts based on a large scale survey of 50,000 authors conducted in 2018. The survey was funded as independent research by the UK Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS), and … Continue reading

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Report: Seminar by Prof. Paul Heald on “The Effect of Copyright on Book Markets in South Africa (with application to other life-plus regimes)”

Report by by Amy Thomas (CREATe PhD candidate, sub-editor Evidence Wiki) What happens to the availability and price of books when they move from copyrighted status to the public domain? This question is of primacy to the work of Prof. … Continue reading

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