Series: Creators Discuss
This video explores the use of public domain and licensed copyright materials as inputs to commercial innovation. Interviews with successful UK media firms reveal how the availability of certain expressions, such as open source software and out of copyright artistic works, can be combined with new artistic inputs to generate commercial products. Show Less
Filmmakers discuss what motivates the to create, how they use other people's work, and the difference between copying and being inspired by copyrighted material.
Musicians discuss how copyright impacts their work, how they can use copyrighted material, and the difference between copying and being inspired by a piece of music.
Two performers talk about how copyright affects their work, discuss how and when they use other people's work.
Teachers and students talk about how they use and share copyrighted material in classes and their work.
Illustrators and photographers talk about what copyright means to them, how they feel about others using their work, and their motivations to create art.
Several writers talk about why they write, how copyright impacts their work, and if they use other people's work.