Re: media copyright question

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Fri, 4 Oct 2002 12:08:32 -0700 (PDT)

I hesitate (well, not really) to point out that AIME also has the
reputation of being first and foremost an industry-based
organization...which means that it has historically supported a fairly
conservative and content-provider based interpretation of copyright.

At 11:50 AM 10/4/2002 -0700, you wrote:
>AIME, the Association for Information Media and Equipment, has a strong
>reputation for the quality of copyright support it provides to educational
>agencies, libraries and the educational media industry. A Copyright
>Information Packet, quarterly newsletter and access to legal counsel are
>benefits offered to members. Visit the website for additional information.
>www.AIME.org
>
>Betty Gorsegner Ehlinger
>
>National Media Market
>PO Box 8063
>Cedar Rapids, IA 52408-8063
>319 654 0606
>FAX 319 654 0607
>www.NMM.net
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>
>AIME/NAMTC
>PO Box 9844
>Cedar Rapids, IA 52409-9844
>319 654 0608
>FAX 319 654 0609
>www.AIME.org
>www.NAMTC.org
>
>
>
>
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Laroi Lawton" <laroi.lawton@bcc.cuny.edu>
>To: "Multiple recipients of list" <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
>Sent: Friday, October 04, 2002 1:22 PM
>Subject: RE: media copyright question
>
>
> > Prof. Rosen:
> > CCUMC is an excellent source or any of your copyright concerns. You can
>go to:
> > http://www.indiana.edu/~ccumc/mmfumas/tsld008.htm
> > and view the document therein. As one of our videolib source has already
>pointed out, permission is needed from the copyright holders of your titles.
>If you can convince them that the presentation(s) will occur in a classroom
>type environ you may not have to pay or get a resounding no. Hope this
>helps.
> >
> > LaRoi Lawton
> > Bronx Community College
> > Library & Learning Resources
> > Bronx, NY 10453
> > laroi.lawton@bcc.cuny.edu
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jessica Rosner [mailto:jrosner@kino.com]
> > Sent: Friday, October 04, 2002 2:08 PM
> > To: Multiple recipients of list
> > Subject: Re: media copyright question
> >
> >
> > Ok I'm game cause this one is easy
> > YES YOU NEED PERMISSION FROM THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER ( and chances are about
> > 100% you will need to pay them) ANY PUBLIC SCREENING requires permission
> > It DOES NOT MATTER IF YOU ARE AND EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION and IT HAS
>NOTHING
> > TO DO WITH IF ADMISSION IS CHARGED. The ONLY exception in copyright law
> > for showing an entire feature film is when it is in the FACE TO FACE and
> > CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION, meaning that it is STRICTLY LIMITED to students
> > enrolled in a SPECIFIC CLASS.
> >
> > This is absolutely totally BASIC copyright law and kind of hoped we were
> > past these kinds of questions .
> > Jessica Rosner
> > Kino International
> > 333 W 39th St. 503
> > NY NY 10018
> > jrosner@kino.com
> >
> > > From: Rhonda Rosen <scoutzmom@yahoo.com>
> > > Reply-To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
> > > Date: Fri, 4 Oct 2002 10:50:37 -0700 (PDT)
> > > To: Multiple recipients of list <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
> > > Subject: media copyright question
> > >
> > > I sent this message the other day, but never actually
> > > received it myself, and didn't see any responses, so i
> > > was wondering if 1) either it went out and nobody
> > > answered because it was a stupid question, or 2)I'm
> > > just not receiving messages from the listserve which
> > > happens occasionally....
> > > So, pardon me if this is redundant, but i would like
> > > to try again....Rhonda
> > >
> > > Hi everyone -
> > > I'm sure everyone is totally bored by simple copyright
> > > questions, and i'm sure i should know this but i'm not
> > > sure exactly how to answer -
> > > a faculty member in the foreign language dept. wants
> > > to have a international film festival showing some of
> > > our library videos. they want to know if this is
> > > "legal".
> > >
> > > i understand that this is no longer a "face-to-face"
> > > teaching experience visa "Fair Use";
> > > the film festival would not be open to the
> > > public--they mostly want to open it to the modern
> > > language classes, but are possibly thinking about
> > > making open to others on campus also;
> > > No charge for attending.
> > > and, last but not least, realize that if they get 100
> > > people, it would be amazing -we are a small campus.
> > >
> > > so, whattya think -would i have to get permission from
> > > copyright holders?
> > >
> > > thanks,
> > > Rhonda Rosen
> > > Loyola Marymount University
> > >
> > >
> > >
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Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley
ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC