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COMS 284 Lecture 8: Week 8

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Comm. Studies
COMS 284
Dayna Mc Leod

Film and Video Part II – 11 Nov. 2015 Public Doman: US When U.S. works pass into the public domain Definition: A public domain work is creative work that is not protected by copyright and which may be freely used by everyone. The reasons that the work is not protected include: - The term of copyright for the work has expired - The author failed to satisfy statutory formalities to perfect the copyright - The work is a work of the U.S. Government Fair Use The four pillars of fair use are as follows: - The nature of the work - The impact on the market - The amount used - The intent of the work Fair use them, covers the use of footage as an object of analysis, as well as re- editing footage to show come point that is not evident in the original, both of which are very traditional academic practices. Remix/mash-up: Digital mash-up: A digital media containing any or all of text, graphics, audio, video and animation, which re-combines and modifies existing digital works to create a derivative work Video art: - What is video art? Video art is a type of movie which relies on movie pictures and comprises movie and/or audio data. Video art came into existence during the late 1960s and early 1970s as new consumer video technology became available outside corporate broadcasting. - What enabled video are to be made and produced? Video art can take many forms: recordings that are broadcast; installations viewed in galleries or museums; works streamed online, distributed as video tapes, or DVDs; and performances which may incorporate one or more television sets, video monitors, and projections, displaying ‘live’ or recorded images and sounds - What are some of the ways video artists from the 1970s used video? - What was important to some of
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