Commercial movies

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ctbarrett
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Commercial movies

Postby ctbarrett » Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:00 pm

I've searched for but cannot find a list commercial movies that are allowed to be shown at church for Ward activities etc.

eblood66
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Re: Commercial movies

Postby eblood66 » Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:43 pm

I don't think there is any such list. The policies governing use of copyrighted materials are found in Handbook 2 Section 21.1.12.

That section says that showing commercial audiovisual materials is generally not allowed. If it is done it requires explicit permission of the copyright holder.

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Re: Commercial movies

Postby russellhltn » Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:47 pm

I've never heard of such a list. Handbook 2: 21.1.12 Copyrighted Materials would give guidelines.

I think there's a general assumption that if the production is done by the church, then permission is assumed. For all others, including productions by church members, permission must be obtained.
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Re: Commercial movies

Postby davesudweeks » Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:37 pm

It is my understanding that showing a commercial move for your family in your living room is fine but showing it in a church or other function to any group is a copy-write violation without permission from the copy-write holder.


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