“Technotainment” 2024: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms

On October 10, 2024, Music and Entertainment and IP Attorney, Natasha Chee, will be on a PLI panel called, “Technotainment” 2024: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms. This program will explore the unique and cutting-edge legal issues arising out of the convergence of technology and entertainment. Natasha will be leading a segment on “Diversity and Racial Bias in the Film Industry.”

This 1-hour segment will present an overview of recent DEI statistics and trends in identifying and eliminating racial biases in the film industry. After completing this session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify pertinent laws and regulations governing and protecting against racial and other biases
  • Understand how film unions and guilds (SAG-AFTRA, PGA, DGA, WGA, IATSE) are working to address racial bias and implement strong DEI efforts
  • Recount the history of destructive stereotyping and negative tropes in Hollywood
  • Comprehend the achievements made and the long road that still lies ahead for DEI in the industry

Other topics discussed in the program are:

  • Ethics and Corporate Responsibility for Executives in Privacy, Cybersecurity and AI
  • The Rapid Expansion of AI in Sports Entertainment
  • The Use of Technology and Entertainment on Consumer-Facing Platforms
  • New Technologies Employing Old Revenue Strategies: The Risks and Rewards of Recurring Subscriptions
  • The Increasingly Complex World of Synch Licensing Agreements

Continuing Education

1 hour of Ethics
1 Hour of Elimination of Bias


Additional Speakers

Ranjini Acharya
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Jeffrey J. Brabec
Senior Vice President of Business & Legal Affairs

Todd W. Brabec
Former ASCAP Executive Vice President/Adjunct Professor
USC Thornton School of Music

Kimberly Culp
Fenwick & West LLP

Ryan M. Lapine
Venable LLP

Alex Locke
General Counsel

Erick Rabin
General Counsel
Bilt Rewards

Jeewon K. Serrato
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

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