What does a Congressional summit have to do with the art of independent film? A good question and one we address at the nexus of art and law that is Washington DC. Filmmakers in the United States work within and around a body of regulation bearing on the art and artists independent film. In cooperation with the Congressional Entertainment Industries Caucus, we welcome filmmakers and the public to an open discussion with experts and lawmakers about these developments. From issues directly effecting taxation to technology and intellectual property, we are in a unique position to organize and convene this annual event.
What Tax Incentives for Filmmakers still exist in the US? Can and should public monies still independent support filmmaking today? Join us for a discussion in Congress to debate the value of the tax incentives that began in and were removed from the IRS the tax code for 2017.
2016 Summit: Virtual Rights And Avatars
2015 Summit: Lights! Drones! Action!
2014 Summit: Legislating Crowdfunding & The Impacts on Independent Film and the Arts
2013 Summit: Strengthening Support For Independent Media Arts: “Reviewing What Exists and Proposing What Might Be”