Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Filming in NYC

The Hollywood Reporter has an article in today's paper on the new rules proposed by the Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting under which photographers could film in public places without a permit. The New York Civil LIberties Union, however, says that some of the rules, which require permits for two or more persons filming for more than 30 minutes in public places could apply to tourists, for example. The Mayor's Office claims this situation would be unlikely. Read the Hollywood Reporter article here (subscription may be required). Read the NYCLU's commentary here. Read the new rules and the MOFTB's policy here.

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