How do copyright laws work in terms of applications?

Unseasonedwhiteboy

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I’m kind of confused on how copyright laws would apply with applications since it’s technically for educational purposes. Am I allowed to use old clips of public addresses/speeches from the president, commercials, etc in my application (for context in a brief scene where the characters are watching TV) or copyright music?
 

Chris W

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I’m kind of confused on how copyright laws would apply with applications since it’s technically for educational purposes. Am I allowed to use old clips of public addresses/speeches from the president, commercials, etc in my application (for context in a brief scene where the characters are watching TV) or copyright music?
I'm not sure. It might vary on a school by school basis. Usually it's ok for student work though... I think. I'd check with admissions. Please let us know what you find out.
 

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