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Bogus classical music copyright challenges on YouTube

Started this discussion. Last reply by Asil Nov 17, 2012. 5 Replies

Has anyone else here had problems posting a video containing out-of-copyright classical music on YouTube? If my experience is any indication, there is an extortion racket going on with people falsely…Continue

Tags: classical music, YouTube, music societies, copyright

Recording live music & dance in SL - legal/copyright issues?

Started Sep 26, 2010 0 Replies

What are the legal, ethical, and etiquette issues when making a machinima of a live music, dance, or other performance art in SL, especially if the machinima may be shown on local community…Continue

Tags: broadcast, telecast, copyright, legal

Blackmagic Intensity Pro

Started this discussion. Last reply by Apollo Manga Nov 12, 2010. 20 Replies

After experimenting with Fraps, PlayClaw, and the Hauppauge HD-PVR, I've bought a Blackmagic Intensity Pro video capture card and after a lot of fiddling with settings this morning, I finally have it…Continue

Tags: Blackmagic, Intensity Pro, video capture

Hauppauge HD-PVR

Started this discussion. Last reply by Apollo Manga Sep 18, 2010. 37 Replies

Has anyone here tried a Hauppauge HD-PVR?  I bought one last week because I was unhappy with the frame rate loss I was getting with Fraps, but the color quality I'm getting with the HD-PVR is very…Continue

Tags: fraps, hd-pvr, hauppauge

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The Man Burns, 2012

"supremely iconic 'man' sculpture, brilliant blaze, love the fireworks and great sounds for this :D"
Dec 17, 2012
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The Temple Burns, 2012

"I am always impressed at the ingenuity of some of the SL builders, amazing burn and great music for this, thanks for sharing :)"
Dec 17, 2012
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The Man Burns, 2012

The climax of the Burn 2 festival every year in Second Life(tm) is the burning of The Man. Lag frequently makes it hard to enjoy, so I made this machinima in...
Dec 17, 2012
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The Temple Burns, 2012

On the final day of Burn 2 each year, the Temple burns to the ground in a glorious conflagration. However, lag frequently spoils our enjoyment of the event. ...
Dec 15, 2012
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Skin Burn 2012

"love the collapsing tower, great music too thanks for sharing."
Nov 21, 2012
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Skin Burn 2012

"I agree with Larkworthy, the music flows along nicely with the scenes of the burning man and temple. Nice work!"
Nov 19, 2012
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The Temple Burns and Then We Dance

"Nicely Done!  Colorful during the burning scene which was neat.  Its been a wish of mine to one day go to the real burning man event in real life so this was cool to watch :)"
Nov 18, 2012
Asil replied to Apollo Manga's discussion Bogus classical music copyright challenges on YouTube
"When content falls out of copyright there are entities who will re-apply for the copyright if they have a copy of the asset.  This copyright extension process has been going on for years with old movies and the entities are not always the last…"
Nov 17, 2012
Apollo Manga replied to Asil's discussion Nirans Viewer
"I began playing with Nirans last night and so far like it a lot, but there are two things I still can't do.  1) Change my SpaceNavigator settings.  2) Change chat log location.  There is an option for it, but clicking…"
Nov 17, 2012
Larkworthy Antfarm replied to Apollo Manga's discussion Bogus classical music copyright challenges on YouTube
"I also started reading some of the other complaints.  You are right.  Someone is trying to profit off our work.  Also, the collecting societies are the ones who get to decide if there is infringement. "
Nov 16, 2012
Apollo Manga replied to Apollo Manga's discussion Bogus classical music copyright challenges on YouTube
"When I Googled it, I was surprised at just how common this is.  To me it's extortion. "
Nov 15, 2012
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Skin Burn 2012

After the Burn 2 (virtual Burning Man) festival ends every year in Second Life(tm), it's followed by a post-festival "Skin Burn" in which The Man burns again...
Nov 15, 2012
Larkworthy Antfarm replied to Apollo Manga's discussion Bogus classical music copyright challenges on YouTube
"I had this happen too.   After providing the creative common license, Youtube also settled in my favor.  In my case, I had to wait for a decision.  My theory is that Youtube alerts the other side that there is a challenge, and if…"
Nov 15, 2012
Asil replied to Apollo Manga's discussion Bogus classical music copyright challenges on YouTube
"Admin note: Moved from TECHNIQUES to WHERE TO PUBLISH."
Nov 15, 2012
Apollo Manga posted a discussion

Bogus classical music copyright challenges on YouTube

Has anyone else here had problems posting a video containing out-of-copyright classical music on YouTube? If my experience is any indication, there is an extortion racket going on with people falsely claiming copyright ownership of classical music on which there is no copyright.  I'm not talking about copyrights of performances.  This is someone claiming copyright ownership of the music itself. In my case, it was Camille Saint-Saens' Danse Macabre, arranged and performed by Kevin MacLeod…See More
Nov 15, 2012

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What is your main interest when making machinimas? (actor, production etc...)
production
Are you interested in working with other resident machinima makers on a collaborative project?
Yes
What's the name the Second Life avatar you use for machinima?
Apollo Manga
Share a little about yourself.
I'm a writer, instructor, and former software engineer/web developer. I direct community television in the North San Francisco Bay Area, My Master's degree is in Television with a concentration in screenwriting and I've published a sci-fi novel, "Warrior Brothers". While in graduate school, I received a student screenwriting award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

I made my first machinima in 2010 but didn't have time to make more until 2012. You can see them at www.youtube.com/user/apollomanga

My RL name is Erik Gordon Bainbridge. You can learn more about my other activities on my personal web site, http://ErikBainbridge.com

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At 4:03am on August 21, 2010, cisko vandeverre said…
welcome to the M.A.G Apollo,
pls make urself comfortable and use the forums and blogs to pick up some knowledge.
feel free to ask any question.
allbest
At 3:10am on August 21, 2010, Celestial Elf said…
Greetings Appollo, please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the Site Rules and we look forward to your machinima films and your comments on those shared here :)
 
 
 

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