InsideAPC Number 20 – May 2017

Over recent months an intense debate has had artists, authors and filmmakers in Australia rail against recommendations made by the Productivity Commission, consisting of a Fair Use provision to be added to Australia’s Copyright Act. Andrew has been one of a few supporting such a provision and he has been a guest panellist at two recent forums on the subject.

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Media Coverage & Interviews



  • 21 December – Screening – Ocean in a Drop – Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, India
  • 18 December – Screening – Ocean in a Drop – Chennai International Film Festival, India
  • 18 December – Lecture – People telling stories – Blue Ocean Film & Television Academy (BOFTA), Chennai, India
  • 16 December – Film and Book Launch – India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India – Launched by Deputy High Commissioner Chris Elstoft and produced with the support of the Australia India Institute, the Australian High Commission and the Digital Empowerment Foundation.
  • 19 July – Screening – Ocean in a Drop, a film by Andrew Garton, Clayton Community Centre, Victoria
  • 12 July – Q&A – Let’s talk about This Choir Sings Carols, a film by Andrew Garton, Whittlesea Library, Victoria
  • 18 June – Screening – Ocean in a Drop, a film by Andrew Garton, St Andrews Community Hall, Victoria
  • 31 May – Panellist – The Creative Power of Copying, Vivid Festival, Sydney
  • 24 February – Panellist – ADA Copyright Forum 2017: Fair Use, Flexibility and Exceptions for Creativity, National Library of Australia, Canberra
  • 13 February – Panellist – Fair Use: Myth v Reality for Creators, ACMIX, Melbourne