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Author Bernard, Sheila Curran.

Title Archival storytelling : a filmmaker's guide to finding, using, and licensing third-party visuals and music / Sheila Curran Bernard, Kenn Rabin
Published Amsterdam ; Boston : Focal Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 326 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1 Introduction; PART I FINDING IT; 2 What are archival materials?; 3 Finding what you need; 4 Should you hire a professional?; 5 A global perspective: Conversations with researchers in Moscow, Sydney, Toronto, and Washington; PART II USING IT; 6 Practical considerations; 7 Ordering what you need; 8 Creative considerations; 9 An ongoing process: A conversation with Geoffrey C. Ward; 10 Ethical considerations: A roundtable; PART III LICENSING IT; 11 Introduction to rights and licenses; 12 The public domain; 13 Getting theings right: A conversation with Lawrence Lessig; 14 Fair use; 15 Fair dealing, moral rights, and more: A conversation with Hubert Best; 16 Licensing visuals; 17 Licensing music; 18 Legal considerations: A roundtable; 19 Afterword; PART IV ADDITIONAL MATERIALS; Sources and Notes; Books and Films; About the authors; Index
Summary Archival Storytelling is an essential, pragmatic guide to one of the most challenging issues facing filmmakers today: the use of images and music that belong to someone else. Where do producers go for affordable stills and footage? How do filmmakers evaluate the historical value of archival materials? What do v̌riť producers need to know when documenting a world filled with rights-protected images and sounds? How do filmmakers protect their own creative efforts from infringement? Filled with advice and insight from filmmakers, archivists, film researchers, music supervisors, intellectual property experts, insurance executives and others, Archival Storytelling defines key terms-copyright, fair use, public domain, orphan works and more-and challenges filmmakers to become not only archival users but also archival and copyright activists, ensuring their ongoing ability as creators to draw on the cultural materials that surround them. Features conversations with industry leaders including Patricia Aufderheide, Hubert Best, Peter Jaszi, Jan Krawitz, Lawrence Lessig, Stanley Nelson, Rick Prelinger, Geoffrey C. Ward and many others. * Nearly all filmmakers, at some point in their careers, will want to use third-party materials, or will be asked to license their own work to someone else. This book will show you how to do it (and stay on-time and within budget) * This book, by clarifying and defining such terms as fair use, copyright, intellectual property, and Creative Commons, can better prepare media makers to not only protect their own creative rights but to understand and respect those of others. * Additional resources are available on the authors' website:
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-315) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Archival materials.
Documentary films -- Production and direction.
Form Electronic book
Author Rabin, Kenn.
ISBN 0080927645