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Old October 7th, 2012, 12:55 AM   #1
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When is your work not your work?

An indie film-making colleague, actually a professional stills shooter moving into DoP of motion work and way beyond my meagre skill set - received a copyright violation notice on his own original work on the basis that it infringed another work which had actually ripped off and reprocessed his stuff.

- Copied work.
- The original.
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Old October 7th, 2012, 01:57 AM   #2
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should be easy to fix as he posted his work a year before the copycat.
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Old October 7th, 2012, 03:48 AM   #3
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Re: When is your work not your work?

I'm confused as to how short #2 has actor names and camera operators, who I presume can be verified, and a "soundtrack" that "fits", while short #1 doesn't seem to make much sense and has an unrelated soundtrack...

I see that some of the footage is definitely the same... but it's not really clear who "shot first"...
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Old October 9th, 2012, 10:35 AM   #4
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The copied work was a spoof, a work of a troll making trouble.
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Old October 10th, 2012, 12:15 PM   #5
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Perfect example of why you should always watermark your work before you post.
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