[Videolib] PPR RIGHTS

Jessica Rosner (jrosner@kino.com)
Wed, 02 Apr 2003 13:00:34 -0500

Sorry this had wrong heading

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Jessica Rosner
Kino International
333 W 39th St. 503
NY NY 10018
jrosner@kino.com

> From: Jessica Rosner <jrosner@kino.com> > Reply-To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu > Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2003 12:04:52 -0500 > To: <videolib@library.berkeley.edu> > Subject: Re: [Videolib] FW: DVD center ring damage > > If you need PPR for something like Public showing or Campus Cable etc > than YOU MUST GET THE RIGHTS from whoever owns the film, WHEREVER they are. > I don't even think Gary would disagree with me on this > Just because a film or video is not distributed in the US does NOT mean > it is not protected. It would most likely be VERY difficult to track down > rights on such a title , so I would recommend either not buying if you MUST > have PPR or find a way just to use it for standard classroom use without > PPR. However I have in the past been surprised by the ability of some places > to in fact track down overseas rights holders and get permission. If you are > really stuck ON THIS one I can give some suggestions for tracking down > rights on a Hong Kong Feature film but since there are going to be > cases where either you CAN NOT TRACK RIGHTS HOLDER or THEY WON'T GRANT > PERMISSION, I would again urge you to see if you can tell Profs to just > stick to using them IN CLASS > > -- > Jessica Rosner > Kino International > 333 W 39th St. 503 > NY NY 10018 > jrosner@kino.com > >> From: "Kimberly Stanton" <KStanton@library.unt.edu> >> Reply-To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu >> Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2003 10:49:38 -0600 >> To: <videolib@library.berkeley.edu> >> Subject: Re: [Videolib] FW: DVD center ring damage >> >> >> Hi >> >> I'm trying to purchase public performance rights for a film series at the >> university I work for. I've come across a title called GOD OF COOKERY >> dir:Stephen Chow that I have some questions about. This is a film from Hong >> Kong and it doesnt look like a US disribute carries it. My question is if a >> film does not have a US distibuter do I have to purchase PPR. Or can I just >> show it? I can purchase the dvd in all region format from a Korean distibuter >> no problem. It's just the PPR thats tripping me up. >> >> Thanks, >> Kim >> >> >> ---------------------------------------- >> Kim Stanton >> Special Projects Supervisor >> University of North Texas, Media Library >> kstanton@library.unt.edu >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Videolib mailing list >> Videolib@library.berkeley.edu >> http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/mailman/listinfo/videolib > > _______________________________________________ > Videolib mailing list > Videolib@library.berkeley.edu > http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/mailman/listinfo/videolib

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