Courage at work

Like most people, we at DMLA were stunned by the events of January 6, 2021, the breach of the United States Capitol. In light of these events, DMLA wants to celebrate the courageous work of photojournalists and filmmakers who risked their lives to bring us the story. In October 2020, we heard from renowned photojournalists […]

DMLA 24th Annual Conference to feature sponsors Google & PicRights and Opening Keynote Stan Pavlosky, Pres., Shutterstock

The Digital Media Licensing Association’s Navigating Disruption program is set in Marina Del Rey this October 27 – 29, 2019, as industry leaders network and learn how to profit and grow in content licensing. Contact: Rick Gell Email: NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2019 /Press Release/  —  The 24th Annual DMLA Conference will focus on “seizing […]

Hearing for CASE Act: Capitol Hill, September 27th

The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing on the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act on Thursday, September 27th at 2:00pmET (Room 2141 in the Rayburn House Office Building). Rayburn House Office Building Address: 45 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20515/ Nearest Metro Stop: Capitol South on Blue/Orange/Silver Lines Nearest Train Station: Union Station Expected witnesses are as follows: Ms. Jenna Close, […]

West Coast Footage Meet-Up

ACSIL’s LA Meet-Up on Saturday October 20, 2018 (the day before the DMLA 2018 Conference) is a prime opportunity to present your footage collection to a motivated audience of footage buyers. With co-sponsor’s CLEAR and the IDA, this event is sure to attract the top audio-visual researchers and documentary filmmaker from the Los Angeles production […]

Two Industry Icons, Anita Duncan and Woodfin Camp, Pass Away

It is with deep regret and sadness that we report the passing of two digital media icons. Anita Duncan was ASPP’s 2005 Picture Professional of the Year, and served as national Membership co-Chair from 2015-2016. Anita has been actively involved with ASPP since its inception in the 1960’s and was one of the early “brown […]

Copyright Law Rejected in EU Vote

A controversial bill in the EU seeking a rewrite of Europe’s copyright laws giving creators more power to restrict how their content is distributed has been rejected by lawmakers.  The vote was 318 against the legislation, known as The Copyright Directive, while 278 voted in favor, and 31 abstained, taking the reforms back to the […]

Tech Giants Win a Battle Over Copyright Rules in Europe European Parliament lawmakers rejected a bill backed by news outlets and music publishers to restrict the use of their content on platforms like YouTube and Facebook.Frederick Florin/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images   It’s a fight nearly as old as the internet. On one side are news organizations, broadcasters and music companies that want to […]


You’re invited to attend Licensing Expo 2018! The landscape of commerce and customer expectations is rapidly changing. Nicholas Denissen, Vice President, Amazon, will deliver the opening keynote address at Licensing Expo 2018, speaking to how brands can grow their business online and what Amazon is doing to enable them. Nick, and panelists from industry leaders […]

2018 DMLA Conference Help Wanted

Dear DMLA Members, Throughout the years you have been participating in our annual conference as an attendee. This year we are in Los Angeles and as part of the change in locale, I would also like to open to all of  you to the opportunity to participate in the programming for the conference. Los Angeles is […]


The DMLA Executive Board is pleased to announce that the 2018 Annual Conference will be held on October 21-23, 2018 at the Marriott Marina Del Rey Hotel in beautiful Marina Del Rey, California.  The hotel is walking distance to Venice Beach (a quick 10 minutes) and a short drive to Santa Monica Beach. We’re excited to […]