Episode 11: Fan Films
Fan Films! The modern “fan” has consistently created a significant amount of fan works in the United States. U.S. law is often centrally relevant when determining the legality of fan films and fiction. Online Editor Anthony Zangrillo and Associate Editor Vincent Barbuto discuss the current laws governing the use and distribution of these fan works. The podcast touches on copyrightability of the underlying source work, the derivative work right, and fair use. Popular examples of fan works discussed include Star Trek, Star Wars, Power Rangers, Venom, and Punisher.
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