Tag Archives: Copyright

JUNE CONTEST: Win RiP: A Remix Manifesto On DVD!

Tarantino and Peckinpah aren’t “Outlaw Filmmakers;” the people who make fan films, now those are outlaws, riding hell-for-leather all over copyright and intellectual property law! You know Quentin never risked going to jail to make a movie, but fan filmmakers have no choice but to go rogue if they want to practice their art. Of [...]

FanEdit.Org Slammed By MPAA, Soldiers On

FanEdit.Org got a DMCA warning from the MPAA last week, forcing it to remove links to fan edits (feature films that had been re-edited by fans to suit their personal tastes). The move prompted press coverage, and even some bizarre fan outcry from a blog that covers Hollywood trade unions—its beef was that the MPAA [...]

Who Killed Star Wars: The Dark Redemption?

The Dark Redemption was one of the first mega-fan films to be produced in the late 1990s—a half-hour flick with relatively high production values, and even a “real” Star Wars actor, Peter Sumner, reprising his role as Imperial Officer Lt. Pol Triedum, a minor character from the original 1977 feature film. While it had much [...]

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