Disney Lucasfilm Star Wars Surfer Beach Party vs Us, SWAG77, the little guy fan group
interesting…What Does Another Copyright Extension Mean for Hollywood?
Not crediting the work that artists feel is theirs is NOT copyright infringement. Copyright infringement is when a piece of work is taken VERBATIM and passed off as one’s own for PROFIT without request or attribution. FAN ART is art made by fans of a previous media request. In our case Lucasfilm, a company commissionsContinue reading “Fan art attributions on social media”
We have paid for art before. So we will put our money where our mouth is. At the moment our reach is 30,000 people cross platform. LET US BE MORE BLUNT: YOU HAVE NO PROTECTIONS ON FAN ART UNLESS YOU ARE PAID BY LUCASFILM! COPPING A SQUAT ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS ON PREVIOUSLY COPYRIGHTED MATERIALSContinue reading “Star Wars Actors Guild 77 will no longer share or reblog certain artists’ fan art unless we commission it.”
From our division leader. islesanctuary: If you do not have a license for your artwork, say from Disney-Lucasfilm, where you have been commissioned as an artist, you cannot enforce copyright or attribution of your work on other users on Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter or any platform. Otherwise, you are restricting my freedom of speech and illegalContinue reading “Let’s make this clear about copyrights, licenses and fan art”