We continue our discussion about fair use, particularly as it relates to documentaries. You will be surprised by what you learn in this episode.
If you thought you knew all there was to know about fair use and copyrights in filmmaking, you don’t know jack! Part 1 of a series on copyrights, fair use, and filmmaking. Save yourself a potential lawsuit and listen.
Star Trek fan films have been around over four decades. They’ve come in all shapes, sizes, and varying levels of quality. In all that time, the copyright owners of Star Trek have remained quiet. So why has one fan film elicited a lawsuit that has the fan community in an uproar?
Photo stealers beware! Do you have rights to that image you’re posting on your blog? Suggestions for protecting your butt, as well as your own copyrights.
The larger the prospective audience for your craft, the more you are able to charge for your work. A lesson in photo and video licensing.
Since history has proven that even the best of the best “steal” ideas, why do we still get so bothered when it happens to us?
Boy, the professional wedding filmmaking industry has had an exciting past three months, most notably because of the same number of viral videos by three leaders in the industry. First David Robin’s “Dirty Bit” wedding day music video. Next up was Loyd Calomay’s “Inception Reception” concept video. Now, last week, BMX and wedding filmmaker extraordinaire […]
UPDATE: My original blog post I assumed Apple legal made Vimeo take the video down. According to this tweet, it was a music clearance issue. I originally thought Apple had Vimeo remove the video. Mainly because I’ve never, ever seen Vimeo take down a video due to music clearance. Not saying they haven’t, I just never saw it. […]