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Fair Use Question of the Month: Can I Use Footage From a Copy-Protected DVD?

Dear CMSI, I’ve been playing with some new remix platforms, and I have a really funny video that does a mashup of similar scenes in three recent popular comedies, plus some old stuff from an...

2014 BRITDOC Impact Award

Now in its 4th year, The BRITDOC Impact Award celebrates social impact documentary film through rewards for extraordinary achievement sponsored by PUMA and Netflix. This year's winners: "American...

Kudos for Waxman, ITVS and Indies

Top Row: Tracy Doz Tragos, Darius Clark Monroe, Byron Hurt, Dawn Porter, Pat Harrison; Front: Sally Jo Fifer and Rep. Henry Waxman "It is a treat seeing the product of legislation we wrote in the...

Lessons on Surveillance from Journalism

In a post-Snowden reality, journalists are paying special attention to security and encryption. Standards are still pretty much across the board from philsophies on security via obscurity, hiding in...

Do Journalists Have Adequate Security Tools?

At the "News Organizations and Digital Security" convening, journalists and technologists faced sometimes grisly realities about the challenges individuals and news organizations face to safely...

Snowden on the Power of the (Encrypted) Press

Edward Snowden made a surprise appearance at the "News Organizations & Digital Security" convening. His message: Use encryption and be as safe as you can be, but don’t settle for playing...

Research Libraries Celebrate Fair Use With New Videos

The Association of Research Libraries recently released a series of new videos discussing the development, use, and impact of fair use best practices. The videos specifically highlight the ways in...

Organizing for Interactive Media

On October 30, creative minds came together in New York City to explore “more clarity on what would be an optimal resource for interactive creators.” Ingrid Kopp, director of Interactive at the...

What’s the Story with Immersive Storytelling?

Immersive storytelling is not just another a fancy buzzword. It’s a great tool filmmakers, journalists, artists and producers use to engage audiences through a captivating, first person interactive...

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