Re: academy tapes

Rhonda Rosen (
Wed, 5 Sep 2001 09:13:12 -0700 (PDT)

oh, shoot, i totally forgot about the "consideration" messages on them!
that right there is a great enough reason not to have them in my
collection...thanks for reminding me of that!!!!


At 07:23 AM 9/5/01 -0700, you wrote:
>Hi Rhonda,
>Let me venture to say this: These tapes are for Academy members to look at
>before voting. They are not to be loaned, or watched by people other than
>the academy members. These tapes are the property of the studio or
>copyright holder and their use is intended to be temporary. In the old
>days, members would just go to a theatre and watch the shows or films (if
>we're talking Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences). So, my guess
>is, if you accept the tapes they go into your archives with absolutely
>restricted use which you confirm with the Academy but they may also not
>allow you to have them. I honestly doubt that you could catalog them and
>add them to your collection. In any event, most of them have annoying
>screener messages scrolling on them to detract people from using them in
>any way but the intended "consideration".
>At 02:45 PM 8/28/01 -0700, you wrote:
>>hi you all --
>>a grad student of ours came by my office today - he is a member of the
>>Television Academy here in Los Angeles, and wondered if he could donate 20
>>or so copies of tv shows, cable shows, etc. that are sent to the membership
>>for "consideration" i.e. consideration for nominating them for emmy awards.
>>what is the copyright issue on these? anyone got any idea????
>>Rhonda Rosen
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