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What would you do?
Ask for permission from the end-client first. (i.e. don't post any)
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Post full videos without permission. (who even looks at my website!??)
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Post edited videos so they don't resemble full videos.
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JVOICE



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Location: Fairfield, CT

PostPosted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:45 am    Post subject: Using Video Content on VO Website Reply with quote

I'm wondering how many of you use video content of any kind to promote your VO work on your websites.
Do you post entire videos? Or perhaps edit them together into 'demo' style samples related to separate categories? (explainer, product, promo, gaming, etc.)
Do you post them without express written permission from the end client?

I ask after farming past jobs from YouTube with the thought of doing this myself, if they would even care that I did. I know full well this is their paid-for content. Have any of you reached out to end clients yourself to ask for permission for such self promo use? I don't want to lose a client if they should discover I'm reaching out to get said permission from an end client. At the same time I'd clearly like to show some of the work I've done as finished product.

Thanks for your expertise oh wise ones!! (I jest not)

J
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Bruce
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I do a bit of each. If the videos appear on a widely public platform (i.e. FaceTubes) I feel free to download it and use it. I am sure to include language to the effect of "no copyright infringement intended", and I have never had a problem.

In cases of videos that are kept on their limited websites I will ask for a copy and permission. So far, no troubles.

All of my videos are full length. I'm presuming any viewer can hit the "back" button whenever they've seen enough. I've not done a compilation video where editing would be important.


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ConnieTerwilliger
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

My YouTube Channel has a lot of full videos - either uploaded by me after getting copies from the client, or links to where they have the videos posted on YouTube.

I don't get extra permission when the video has been posted on YouTube by the client. And so far, I have not had anyone ask me to shut down a link. Now, I do have to check them every so often, because a couple have been taken down by the client.

A few of the pieces on my YouTube channel have been edited down a bit - while I agree with Bruce that the viewer could stop the video, there are times when my VO is scattered throughout.

The same holds true for my website - some full when they are short - and some edited down.

I also have edited pieces on my YouTube channel into a sort of showcase (in fact I cut a new one every year just for a showcase hosted by a local production association).
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JVOICE



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PostPosted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for your replies Bruce and Connie, helpful advice!

Best, J
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