This months letters: Vets' Stories - needing historical footage; Working in the Wild - Killarney Provincial Park; Editing Dirty Little Tricks - Sync the Dancers (running in slow-mo), Slap the Clackers (syncing audio with video), Time Adjusting (changing clip speed).
The Public Domain - Unraveling the Confusion of when Copyright claims dissolve. When our country's Founding Fathers adopted the U.S. Constitution, they wanted to make sure that, unlike in England, no person could have an unlimited monopoly over property.
Inspired by Viewfinder Column; Separation of Editorial Coverage versus Advertising; Sound Needs Consideration, Too; The World is Reading Videomaker - There are a number of contract manufacturers in Asian countries; The World is Getting Smaller; Muddy Happy Birthday Waters
We receive many questions on legal issues, especially in the complex world of video and audio copyright. Below are just a couple that we field. Legal copyright is complicated, which is why we created our What's Legal column. Watch for more stories like the one on page 72 on Fair Use and Public Domain from Attorney Mark Levy.