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Workshops & Seminars

FOCAL International Workshops & Seminars on industry related subjects and other social events are offered through the year.


The unforeseen COVID-19 virus has taken us to new ways of working where we are unable to hold our annual Members Day and various workshops through the year. For the foreseeable future FOCAL are planning a series of online workshops for members and non-members across a range of topics with industry professionals to share their experience and knowledge.

Future dates for the online workshops will be available shortlist.

Suggested Upcoming Workshop Topics:

  • Clearing 3rd Party Rights for Commercial Use
  • How to Organise Your Material During COVID-19
  • Idiots Guide to Copyright (Footage & Stills) – Part 1 & 2
  • Acquiring Photos – Public Demand, Stock Images, Rights Managed
  • Working with the African Market
  • Rights Clearance for Music Content
  • Clearing American Material – Tips & Tricks
  • Restoration & Preservation - The Basics


If you are interested in any of the above topics and would like to know more or suggest future workshops please contact [email protected] .