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Be Contract Terminology Savvy

Be Contract Terminology Savvy

The terms below are those that you should be familiar with when dealing with freelance contracts and acceptance of commission documents. Here's an overview of what you should know in a format that can be copy/pasted into your own official documents. USAGE: SAFREA...

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Feature Proposal Template

Feature Proposal Template

There are a few golden rules to writing proposals: The shorter the better. Be complete. Do your homework … know your target publication. Be realistic. Always follow up if you haven’t heard within four weeks. Rejection is a natural part of the process. Below is the...

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Copyright Amendment Bill for Photographers

Copyright Amendment Bill for Photographers

Geof Kirby's presentation at SAFREA has been split over two movies, namely: General background on copyright; and the South African government's proposed new legislation. Click on the links to view the individual movies or the presentation online. Geof's Powerpoint...

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E.TV lose in copyright case

E.TV lose in copyright case

Judgement was handed down by the Cape Town small claims court in the case of Steve Kretzmann vs. E.TV News, in 2011. Judgement was in Kretzmann's favour, a small victory for freelancers besieged with copyright infringements. The complete documentation, including his...

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