Other People's Footage: Copyright & Fair Use 1.5 focuses on nonfiction use.
OPF1.5 Writer/director of the Oscar nominated documentary The Garden, founder of Black Valley Films, Scott Hamilton Kennedy illuminates fair use of local news footage in The Garden and incidental, background music in Fame High.
OPF1.5 Multi-award-winning writer/director of Women Behind The Camera and Let Them Eat Cake, Alexis Krasilovsky exercised fair use to include 1960s footage of UCLA students on campus and shots of international women cinematographers at work.
OPF1.5 Emerita Professor in Stanford’s MFA Documentary program, producer/director of PBS/P.O.V. broadcast documentaries, Jan Krawitz discusses her fair use of archival footage and two instances of illegal copyright appropriation of her Drive-In Blues.
OPF1.5 The Oscar-nominated co-producer/co-director of Trouble the Water (2008), Tia Lessin cites fair use examples of news footage and advertising pressures leveled by broadcasters that affected her Behind the Labels (2001) about garment trafficking.
OPF1.5 Author of A New History of Documentary Film and President Emerita of the International Documentary Association, Betsy McLane highlights the need for fair use access to historical material and establishes comparisons to classical and jazz composers.
OPF1.5 & 2.0 Dean of the School of Art at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, for his Free to Love, Jorge Oliver employed fair use to include photos, newspapers and news footage of legislative sessions and music in newscasts. He also addresses the importance of E&O insurance.
OPF2.0 Through clips from Borg, McEnroe and inclusion of behind the scenes footage from 2001: A Space Odyssey in Operation Avalanche, Entertainment Attorney Chris Perez illuminates fair use in relationship to privacy rights in scripted films based on true stories.
OPF1.5 Director/Producer of They Came to Play, Kids with Camera, and Shakespeare High, Film Envoy for the U.S. Department of State’s American Documentary Showcase, Alex Rotaru explains the issue of commercial gain from a transformative work employing fair use.
OPF1.5 & 2.0 Producer of The New Black, director/producer of Sisters in Cinema, and founder of the Chicago-based nonprofit Sisters in Cinema, Yvonne Welbon demonstrates fair use of radio audio and discusses trademark and architectural copyright.
OPF1.5 With an Academy Award for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Bound for Glory, ranked by the International Cinematographers Guild as among the ten most influential cinematographers in film history, Haskell Wexler describes fair use of a Coors advertisement in Who Needs Sleep?
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