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Chandler Harriss, PhD
Alfred University
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On Feb 27, 2009, at 4:50 PM, Glassmeyer, Danielle wrote:

> My school's AV/IT support department has just told me that they can't
> legally make clips from any film source for any reason due to  
> copyright
> issues.
>
> Before I say "pish posh", I thought I might ask here...
>
> I need clips from feature films that would fall well under 10 % of  
> total
> running time.  I would be using them in classroom and conference
> presentation only.  And they are not Disney.  And it's okay with me if
> the clips are housed on a password-restricted streaming server.
>
> Three requests
>
> -- can you all point me toward the current law so I can review what it
> says? -- can you all make suggestions about workarounds if you have  
> had
> a similar problem?
> --can you all help me to figure out what kind of equipment and  
> programs
> I would need to do this on my own?
>
> Thanks in advance for advice and help!
>
> Danielle Glassmeyer
> English Department
> Bradley University
>
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