A lecture for attorneys, producers and filmmakers on the legal issues that arise whenever depictions of people and the use of third-party copyrighted works take place in film and video, plus best practices pointers for audiovisual creatives to reduce legal risks, including clearance issues, copyright and fair use.

PRESENTER: Jose Jehuda Garcia, Esq.

BY: New Mexico Lawyers for the Arts and the Albuquerque Film Office are pleased to offer this program.

DATE: April 12, 2014

TIME: 1:00 pm-3:30 pm

LOCATION: South Broadway Cultural Center, 1025 Broadway Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102. Call (505) 848-1320 for directions.


Filmmakers and Non-attorneys: $10 to attend

Students and NMLA Members: Free!

Attorneys for CLE Credit: $150 (Please download and review CLE Material 1 and CLE Material 2)

NO RSVP needed. Pay at the door. Checks or Cash accepted.

Jose Jehuda Garcia is a graduate of NYU’s renowned undergraduate film program and a member of the New Mexico State Bar since 2009. He’s a principal at Noel Jehuda Productions, LLC of Santa Fe and Rights Management International, LLC of Albuquerque. He worked as a writer/producer in Los Angeles for almost 15 years before he graduated from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles in 2008. Most recently, he practiced in-house full time as a lawyer for the national cable network Reelz, managing rights and clearances, carrying out media and entertainment-related transactions; business affairs; and even production counsel responsibilities. He blogs at

Contact: with any questions.