Are you a photographer wondering about copyrights and image rights? This training should be able to provide you with the answers that you are looking for!

Phase(s)

Pre-Production

Subject

Legal and administrative matters

Target groups

Artists, Creative and Cultural Professions

Sectors

photography

Level of experience

for all levels, Beginners, Intermediary, Experienced

Prerequisites

None

Description

Are your pictures protected by copyright? Do you have to pay taxes and social contributions on these copyrights? Would it be interesting to join a collective collecting society? What is Creative Commons? What about the image right of persons of whom you're taking pictures?

Content

  • The conditions of copyright protection
  • What are the copyrights of photographers?
  • Collective collecting societies
  • Taxation of copyrights and social contributions
  • Image rights

Method

Active methodology, putting the accent on the participants' inputs and giving them the possibility to exchange among peers. Presentation by the trainer as an expert of that field.

Objectives

  • To know the copyrights and image rights of the specific sector
  • To be able to estimate the rights of third parties and to be able to valorize one's own rights

Results

  • the trainee is able to understand copyrights and to estimate and set the rights related to his work

Resources

  • Training script
  • Basic equipment (computer, video projector, flipchart, wifi)

Evaluations

Questionnaire to be filled out by the participants (paper and online versions exist)

Support material

Powerpoint distributed to the participants, Documents distributed to the participants

Duration

4 h

Participants

up to 15

Course language(s)

Français, English

Past track experience

since 2013

Trainer

Dirk Vervenne (SMart jurist)

Organisation

SMartBE

Contact

Sophie Ypersiel

Download

📎 Module PDF (0.11 MB)

Personal curriculum


This Curriculum was developed with funding from the EU programme ERASMUS+ as Strategic Partnership in the field of Vocational Education and Training.
Erasmus+
This curriculum reflects only the authors’ views; the European Commission and the ERASMUS+ national agencies are not responsible for any use that may be made of the informations it contains.

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Organisations

SMartBE

SMart is a non-profit organisation created in Belgium in 1998 which is developing itself in 8 European countries. SMart aims to simplify and support the professional paths of creative and cultural workers. Their principal goal is to help the self-employed to develop their own activities through a secure system.