News in Court Case on Documentarian Rights

Documentary filmmakers and journalists may breathe a partial sigh of relief as the Court of Appeals has issued a largely positive order in the case of documentary filmmaker Joe Berlinger. An Amicus Brief was filed on behalf of the WGAE as well as 22 other industry organizations and individuals, who saw an earlier court order for Berlinger to turn over footage he filmed making CRUDE, The Real Price of Oil as a grave threat to the future of investigative documentaries.Learn more.