Łódź – Film Law

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Łódź made me start dreaming ~ David Lynch, director. We would like to cordially invite you to Łódź – The Promised Land, a city of rich film traditions, Ida, Roman Polanski, Krzysztof Kieslowski and last but not least, Andrzej Wajda, to take part in the 2nd Film Law ELSA Law School. For a week you will have the opportunity to familiarise yourself with the legal aspects of the entire film-making process. Every evening you will transport yourself to a magical world behind a camera and feel like one of your favourite characters. Let us enchant you with Lo Lo Lodz, the Hollywood of Europe!
Maximum participation fees
Non-favoured countries: €322
Favoured countries: €287
ELSA Alumni / ALSA Members: €343
Non ELSA Members: €350
Maximum extra fees
Gala ball: €50
Transfer from/to expectable point of arrival: €30
Extra night: €45
Łódź, Poland
Cinema Residence
Number of participants
Date of arrival
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Academic Partner
Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Łódź
Academic Programme

Thematic scope of the law school:

  1. Introduction to film law
  2. Analysis of literary works – screenplay from the point of view of the film’s producer
  3. Production
    1. Coproduction – coproductions as a way of financial montage
    2. Sources and methods of financing the cinema – Polish and European programmes and assistance funds
  4. Professions in the film industry and employment law, especially the legal basis for hiring actors
  5. The soundtrack to the film and the issue of copyright in film
  6. Insurances in the film industry
  7. Virtual reality in films
  8. Copyright-collecting societies
  9. Film distribution

Additional activities:

  • Law Film Academy
  • Workshop of ‘Legal Culture’ on copyright