Legislation and Policies for Cinema and Audiovisual

Documentary Film Studies, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho n.º 13021/2015

4 ECTS; 2º Ano, 2º Semestre, 45,0 T + 3,0 OT


Not applicable.

Based on thorough analysis of pieces of legislation and resolution of practical cases the students should acquire the ability to solve day-to-day technical-legal problems related with this area of activity.

1. Basics of law;
2.Incentive-based international policies for film and audiovisual
3. Documentary film and national legislation - the Portuguese legal system
4. TV and radio - legal systems
5. Protection of rights - copyright and advertising.

Evaluation Methodology
Two mid-term tests with minimum average mark of 10/20.
Exam (100%)

- Arons Carvalho, A. e Pedro, J. (2012). Direito da Comunicação Social. Lisboa: Texto Editores
- Correia Brito, L. (2005). Direito da Comunicação Social. (Vol. I e II). Coimbra: Almedina
- Condesso, F. (2007). Direito da Comunicação Social - Lições. Coimbra: Almedina

Method of interaction
Lectures and tutorials.

Software used in class