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Introducing a very special #TuesdayTip for filmmakers wanting to use a song in their film: Every recording has two individual copyrights. In many cases, you’ll need to contact the both the copyright owner of the musical composition and the copyright owner of the specific recording you’re using. Copyright research tools If you want to find out who owns...
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I get inquiry after inquiry from filmmakers about what’s kosher to show on the camera, and what’s not; what needs permission from the appropriate rights holder or licensor and what doesn’t. And so, I thought, hmm … why don’t I just address those questions here, or at least the basics. (If you have more questions,...
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