Thu, 21 Jan | Online Event via Zoom

Legal: Factual Drama with Clare Hoban

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Legal: Factual Drama with Clare Hoban

Time & Location

21 Jan, 18:00 – 19:30 GMT
Online Event via Zoom

About the Event

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Specialist broadcast content lawyer Clare Hoban returns with a session on the legal and Ofcom issues that can arise when making drama about real people and events.  From plane crashes and blackmail to abuse and murder, factual drama can be powerful but sometimes difficult to navigate. Clare will give practical tips on dealing with those depicted, respecting privacy and avoiding libel, using clips and practical examples. Followed by a Q&A for your burning factual drama questions.

Clare Hoban is a highly experienced television and film content lawyer at specialist content firm Reviewed & Cleared. A trusted advisor to many WFTV members, Clare works with production companies and broadcasters advising on the legal and Ofcom issues affecting content. She has in depth experience advising across every genre from comedy and light entertainment to breaking news and high profile factual documentaries and drama.

Event Schedule:

17:55: Please join the webinar

18:00-19:15: Presentation led by Clare

19:15-19:30: Member Q&A session

How will the online event work?

This event will be live streamed via Viewing details will be sent via your confirmation.

Live stream participants will be visible to others and attendees won’t be visible and will be muted throughout the session. After the talk, there will be an opportunity for audience members to ask their questions to the panel by using the Q&A feature.

This event is for existing WFTV members only.

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes

    Legal: Factual Drama with Clare Hoban

  • Member only tickets