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|Louise Anne Bateman|
|Posted - Fri Sep 2, 2005 3:29pm|
Have you considered selling the videos and/or DVDs of Fluffy on eBay?
Location: Tokyo, Japan
|Posted - Sat Sep 3, 2005 5:54am|
There might be a problem with copyright if you start making money from these productions, Louise. One American fan film maker started selling DVDs of his Stargate: SG1 parody, and was promptly sued by MGM. The rule seems to be that fan films are fine so long as you don't profit from them.
Location: Dundee, Scotland, UK
|Posted - Wed Sep 28, 2005 5:03pm|
Actually, he was in England, but the point's a fair one.
|Posted - Wed Oct 5, 2005 3:13pm|
Last night I happened upon the original Count Von Whedon coat worn in the film - it was tucked away in a cupboard in my house! As I doubt it'll see any more use in a film, maybe I should put that onto ebay...? I wonder if anyone would want it though. And I've no idea what delivery costs would be - it's not small!
On the subject of making money from fan films, I think it's fine if they are 100% original work like Fluffy - yes we parody the names/characters/ideas of Buffy, but we don't actually use of the copyrighted material from the show. There are plenty of films on release that are straight parodies of others...