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Professor Guido Westkamp contributes to European Commission Film Literacy Study


The European Commission published the results of a study on the use of films in schools on 20 May 2015. 

Guido Westkamp, Professor of Intellectual Property and Comparative Law at Queen Mary University of London, contributed the chapter concerning copyright exceptions applicable to film uses in schools and licensing schemes in EU member states.

The study recommends including film literacy in school curricula, promoting the establishment of general rules for licensing schemes and contributing to a wider use of films and other audiovisual content in European Schools.



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