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
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.
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
- 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
- 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