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ljmur
From: Auckalnd
Since: May 2015
Posts: 1

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Cover in Intro. Copyright??

My team and I in our team intro hummed the final countdown. Would that count as breaching the copyright standard?
And if the intro doesnt count as copyright, can we throw in a backing track?
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clang
From: Wellington
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 197

I believe the team intros do count as part of your entry, as they will be screened/broadcast alongside the film itself, therefore IMHO both have the same copyright restrictions.

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Andrew Todd
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 680

in reply to clang:

both have the same copyright restrictions.

Correcto.

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