Search for a Turkey-specific Copyright Distribution Model

Search for a Turkey-specific Copyright Distribution Model

“Copyright Distribution for Turkish Film Industry and Online Broadcasting” Project which is conducted by the Association of Documentary Filmmakers in Turkey (BSB) and German Documentary Association AGDOK is coming to an end with a splendid event.

Academicians from Turkey, Denmark, and Germany, representatives of the leading companies in digital sector, and copyright experts are participating in the international panel which will be held in Istanbul Pera Museum on October 13, 2015.

During the event, the book including the Film Industry in Turkey and Copyright Distribution in Online Publishing Report will also be launched. The project started in October last year and it is sharing with the audience the results of the technical infrastructure studies conducted to design a Turkey-specific copyright distribution model and to deliver the cinematographic works online.


1) Registration and Coffee: 09:30 – 10:00

2) Opening: 10:00 – 10:30 

Opening Remarks: Mustafa Ünlü BSB Chairman of the Board

Yasin Ali Türkeri Project Coordinator 

Bülent Özcan Ministry of EU Director of Project Implementation

3) Session (1) : 10:30 – 12:00

Topic: Collective Rights Management in Film Industry 

Moderator : Lawyer Burhan Gün BSB Legal Advisor

Sandra Anne Piras DANSKE Secretary General of the Association of Film Directors, Denmark

Thomas Frickel AG DOK (German Documentary Association) CEO, Germany

Bilge Kılıç Copyright General Directorate Head of Collecting Societies Department

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gül Okutan Nilsson Director of Istanbul Bilgi University Intellectual Property Law Research Center 

Assis. Prof. Dr. Yalçın Tosun İstanbul Bilgi University Faculty of Law

Question and Answer : 12:00 – 12:30  Q&A for all panelists and participants

Break : 12:30 – 14:00

4) Session (2) : 14:00 – 16:00 

Topic : Content Management in Online Video Publishing

Moderator : Yasin Ali Türkeri Project Coordinator

Balazs Gargya  Counsellor, Delegation of the European Union to Turkey, Head of Section, Trade, Economy & Agriculture

Ünal Yüksel Doğuş Digital CEO

Funda Şen WediaCorp CEO, Youtube Turkey Partner

Cay Wesnigk AG – DOK Representative, OnlineFilm AG CEO, Germany

Coffee Break : 16:00 – 16:30 

Q&A : 16:30 – 17:00

Q&A for all panelists and participants

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