The Arts & Entertainment Task Force has its own website at http://streamingarts.org/
Chair: Jonathan Slaff, metro@NYTheatre-Wire.com
The Task Force's initial work will focus on setting up
structures to deal with artists' rights in this new medium.
Specifically, there are three near-term goals:
(1) To facilitate the development of arts content and
develop industry codes for talent and rights-related
(2) To expedite the development of live and recorded
performances, including commercials, into streaming
content while protecting the authorship and
performance rights of actors, authors, composers and
artists of all kinds.
(3) To bring industry leaders, artists' representatives
and the performing unions together to develop
standards for residual compensation, monitoring and
We will be active in the scientific work necessary to
prepare the business environment for the orderly
integration of talent-based professions. This will
(a) promoting the development of monitoring systems to
serve the needs of talent relations and intellectual
property protection in Internet-based industries and
(b) the technological assessment of such systems for
the protection of artists and other individuals whose
livelihoods will rely on them.