Workshop - streaming of live performances
The European Festivals Association (EFA) and Pearle*-Live Performance Europe have teamed up to improve knowledge on legal and managerial aspects on cross-border cooperation. Over the past two years a wide range of topics were covered including social secu
This time, our workshop in the context of the RISE-project will focus on the streaming of performances.
In the digital age, all festivals and live performance organisations have to deal with the online environment, be it in the context of their own website, (live) streaming, social media or archive material.
In the first part, we will present a short
analysis of a mini-survey on live streaming
which was carried out amongst Pearle members in the last 6 months. It will give
a first overview of challenges and opportunities of streaming in the performing
We will then give the floor to our four experts
to hear more about legal issues related to streaming, contractual solutions and
collective agreements, new business models and technological challenges. Two
practical cases – from the pop and the classic sector – will provide an insight
how successful streaming services can be set up.
In the second part of the workshop members and
participants will split in smaller groups to follow one of the “facilitated
conversations” which will each be chaired by our four experts and touch on
specific issues related to streaming:
to deal with copyright legislation when streaming? Examples of collaboration
with collecting societies and publishers.
do I have to put in contracts with artists to allow (live) streaming? Is a
collective agreement of help?
business model to ensure a sound financial basis for the streaming portal? How
can we get prepared to new business models? How to connect best to your
new technologies and tools will influence live streaming in the coming years?
How to ensure the investment for streaming?
- Our experts will give a practical advice and
tips based on their experience in and with streaming activities in the live
- Dirk De Clippeleir, AB Brussels
- Christophe Widauer, Wiener Staatsoper
Bolwin, DBV German theatre and orchestra Association
- Peter Marx,
MVVP law firm
Managers, production leaders, financial/administrative executives of festivals, legal advisors, organizers, touring companies and others in the live performance sector.
As those workshops are made possible thanks to the Creative Europe Programme, executed by EFA in collaboration with Pearle*, members of EFA and Pearle* are cordially invited.
Level of knowledge : there is no specific expertise required. The workshops are open for anyone who is confronted in practice with issues related to those themes.
Date and place
25 November 2016, 14-17.00
Cabaret Voltaire, Spiegelgasse 1, Zurich
Workshop only: free for members of EFA. PLEASE CONFIRM YOUR PARTICIPATION TO firstname.lastname@example.org
The workshop is part of the Pearle conference which takes place on 25 and 26 November (see full agenda here). EFA members can attend the conference at the same conditions as Pearle members.
To register for the conference, click here.