(Video) Intellectual Property In Today’s Digital Age

A short film featuring opinions of creative artists and scholars on copyright and intellectual property.

Students at Yale Law & Technology recently made an engaging Creative Commons-licensed film exploring remix culture and appropriation, featuring interviews with video and audio remix artists, writers and other cultural creatives.

From the institute’s official site

“Walking on Eggshells” is a 24-minute documentary about appropriation, creative influence, re-use and intellectual property in the remix age. It is a conversation among various musicians, visual artists, writers and lawyers, all sharing their views on why and how we use and create culture, and how intellectual property law, originally designed to provide people with incentives to create, sometimes hinders creative production far more than it enhances it.

Watch a video clip of this documentary below



Yale Law & Technology: “Walking on Eggshells: Borrowing Culture in the Remix Age”

[via BoingBoing]

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