Re: media copyright question

Betty Ehlinger (bettyge@mchsi.com)
Fri, 4 Oct 2002 12:28:46 -0700 (PDT)

AIME membership has a majority of instutional members...over 120, while
corporate membership remains a minority. The focus has changed over the
last five years while providing answers to questions posed by copyright
concerns of end-users.

Betty Gorsegner Ehlinger

National Media Market
PO Box 8063
Cedar Rapids, IA 52408-8063
319 654 0606
FAX 319 654 0607
www.NMM.net

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: "Gary Handman" <ghandman@library.berkeley.edu>
To: "Multiple recipients of list" <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
Sent: Friday, October 04, 2002 2:08 PM
Subject: Re: media copyright question

> 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
> >
> >
> >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
>
>