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Filmmaker, LAW Watford Acquires Film & TV Rights to MLK Biography "The Seminarian: Martin Luther King Jr. Comes of Age"

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:36pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Filmmaker Lawrence "LAW" Watford 's Divine Write Pictures has optioned the film, television and digital rights to the book The Seminarian: Martin Luther King Jr. Comes of Age by Patrick Parr .

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Filmmaker Lawrence "LAW" Watford 's Divine Write Pictures has optioned the film, television and digital rights to the book The Seminarian: Martin Luther King Jr. Comes of Age by Patrick Parr .
  • The biography, which was published by Chicago Review Press in 2018, explores the life of young Martin Luther King Jr. during his formative years as a student at Crozer Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania.
  • But the emerging writer/director wants to make it clear that his intentions for the project go far beyond the sensationalism of this one romance.
  • LAW , who hails from Brooklyn, New York, has gained attention for telling stories that center on complex social narratives.

Literacy Platform Simbi Adopts the Annual Copyright License for Curriculum & Instruction From CCC

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 2:00pm

CCC , a leader in advancing copyright, accelerating knowledge, and powering innovation, announces Simbi , the Canada-based reading platform for kids, has adopted the Annual Copyright License for Curriculum & Instruction to streamline their permissions process in using copyrighted content.

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  • CCC , a leader in advancing copyright, accelerating knowledge, and powering innovation, announces Simbi , the Canada-based reading platform for kids, has adopted the Annual Copyright License for Curriculum & Instruction to streamline their permissions process in using copyrighted content.
  • Participants will learn how the Annual Copyright License for Curriculum & Instruction helps remove copyright barriers for U.S. schools, education technology companies, custom publishers, and curriculum developers who need to incorporate excerpts of contemporary copyrighted content from leading book, magazine, and news publishers into curriculum materials.
  • CCCs Annual Copyright License for Curriculum & Instruction lets us reuse content from dozens of publishers through a single solution, saving considerable time and resources.
  • We look forward to Emma sharing her insights on September 14th about how Simbi is using the license.