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Everything you need to know about using copyrighted material in your documentary film
From the site: The Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC) released a set of guidelines last week that help filmmakers make sense of how to use copyrighted materials in their films. The Guidelines draw on existing fair dealing provisions set out in the Copyright Act.
Guidelines can be downloaded here.
The video below was created for the K12 Online Conference by Rodd Lucier, a teacher from Ontario. Creative Commons: What every teacher needs to know.
Creative Commons in K-12 Education
Still want to learn more - here is a great
comic by Nerdson that explains Creative Commons licenses.
Where to search for creative commons licensed materialsA great place to start: Search Creative Commons licensed Materials
- You simply enter your search query (the key words to find what you want)
- Click beside the box modify, adapt, build upon if you want to be able remix, crop, or change what you find in any way
- Choose the site you want to search (e.g. Flickr for pictures )
Searching in other sites?When searching for media, select Advanced Search. Then you can select Usage Rights. In Google there is a pulldown menu
that lets you select the level of license you need. If the students wish to modify the image (add text over it or other images) they have to select labeled for reuse with modification.
Searching on Flickr
Flickr: You do not have to have an account on Flickr to search its enormous number of photographs.
Do an advanced search
|Narrow your search by selecting the media you want (e.g. Only photos)
Notice that you can put on a SafeSearch