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Old October 31st, 2006, 07:10 PM   #1
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Anyone know of a company that might sell royalty free maps of Africa to be used in a TV series?

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Old November 1st, 2006, 07:10 AM   #2
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Anyone know of a company that might sell royalty free maps of Africa to be used in a TV series?

Thanks in advance.

Wayne Crawford
Most maps are copyright but try the Federal government printing office. State department, DOD, FAA, Coast & Geodetic Survey, etc publish maps and you might be able to find some there that you can use. At least as far as I know, if it's produced by the government with taxpayer funding it's in the public domain and you can use it freely however you want, at least in the USA.
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Old November 8th, 2006, 06:29 PM   #3
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I've only used the free version of Goggle Earth, but the pro version (400$) has a movie making feature. I've seen google animations in a documentary where you fly around over certain sites. I'm sure that you could get a still overhead image if you wished. I've also seen these animations on TV news items. I'm not sure if there's any additional fee to use google earth animations for a film/tv project after you pay the 400$ for the pro version. I love travelling and maps. Google earth is devine...

http://earth.google.com/earth_pro.html

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