A selection of the best animation news, opinions, and features from around the world for the week ending February 2nd, 2020.
A group of fans are attempting to remake an original Sailor Moon episode, but what kind of copyright questions does this throw up?
The Animation Anomaly Podcast Episode 5!
Charles week links for September 15th to the 21st, 2013
Can Creative Commons serve to enhance the prospects of animated content on the internet better than traditional copyright?
Can copyright kill comedy? It can if a studio’s legal department won’t let a joke through because it uses copyrighted material.
One question that is often swept under the carpet on Kickstarter projects is who owns the content after its been created. Here’s a look at why this unresolved issue could lead to the abuse of backers’ trust.
Sita Sings the Blues recently entered the public domain, but such a move raises as many copyright-related questions as it answers. Do you know the implications? This post discusses.
Back in September of this year, a case came to prominence in the UK whereby Disney threatened to sue independent studio, Brightspark over their strikingly familiar animated films. Take a look at the images below from the 1709 Blog (a really great copyright resource): There’s plenty of similarity isn’t there? One might be tempted to […]
Fred Seibert is a guy I have a lot of respect and admiration for so it was quite surprising (and delightful) to see a post from him on the subject of copyright (something that is inexplicably fascinating to me). Fred’s post is actually a discussion/opinion on the news that Republicans in Congress released a paper […]
Via: The A.V. Club Yup, that venerable organ of parody and disrespect, South Park, has gone too far! They’ve been sued for copyright infringement [TMZ, apologies, apologies] for the episode “Imaginationland”. There is, however, a distinct whif of BS about the whole thing. Here’s X reasons why. The Character That’s “Infringing” Yup, the character that’s […]