Students will learn about the importance and reasoning behind copyright and fair use laws as they apply to Video Production.
Copyright and fair use laws are there for a reason. People debate whether or not they are too strict, too lenient, or should be in existence at all. In this lesson, students will learn what it feels like to be a victim of copyright/fair use infringement, what laws are in place to protect intellectual property, and how it all applies to video production.
Video Production Lessons:
Lesson 1: Understanding Copyright and Fair Use Laws
Lesson 2: Getting Permission: The Proper Method of Procuring Outside Images, Music and Video
Lesson 3: Debating the Philosophy Behind Copyright and Fair Use
Lesson 4: Copyright Mash-Up: Shooting and Gathering Video Footage that Displays both the Proper and "gray area" use of Copyright/Fair Use Laws