Copyright is the legal protection for
creators/owners of creative work such as music,
images and films to prevent anyone copying their
work without permission.
Film and TV copyright laws are designed to protect
those involved in a TV program or movies creation,
production, sale, distribution and screening.
When some people hear the word "copyright", they
think of a complicated legal term that doesn't apply
to them. In fact, copyrights touch us all. Simply
put, copyrights protect creativity. They do this by
giving whoever creates an original work exclusive
control over how that work is used and distributed.
There are many resources to explore regarding
copyright and its effect on the law, the industry
Whoever owns the copyright is free to use the work
in anyway they like. They can give away or sell
their rights, change the content, and enter into
agreements that allow for the works sale,
distribution and screening.