This site is intended to bring clarification of copyright laws and the rights to use copyrighted material to Washburn University faculty and staff. It is an overview of the licensing practices and copyright laws and issues relating to education.
As in the quiz, each situation must be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. The quiz and this site should give faculty/staff the ability to make those evaluations with regard to copyright laws.
The following will provide you with a basic framework to apply copyright law and Fair Use as it pertains to film and video.
Performance rules, as in Section 110 of the copyright law, must be adhered to:
Fair Use guidelines and the factors that determine them should also be followed:
Public Domain materials can be used without copyright permission:
In this quiz you will be asked a series of 4 True or False questions.
Motion Picture Licensing Corporation - to obtain rights to motion pictures, an independent copyright licensing service.
Film Artists Rights Foundation - rights pertaining to images and film.