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My New Fanfiction Series

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Hi! I am Iamaman1977!  I am currently a fanfiction screenplay writer on a community called Wikia and/or Fandom.  Some of you may have heard of that community, some of you haven't heard of it but either way that's okay.

 

Anyways, for those of you that heard of or seen this movie which is a crime and film noir drama from 1956 called "A Cry in the Night", I am getting ready to write my own black and white colored live action spin-off comedy teen sitcom series based on that 1956 movie, and that new spin-off series is called, "Elizabeth Taggart: The Series".  Apparently, you won't find this series on the television screen, but you'll find some episode screenplays on the wikia website I created which is linked right here: http://elizabeth-taggart-the-series.wikia.com/wiki/Elizabeth_Taggart:_The_Series_Wiki.  The teen sitcom series is about a teenage girl named Elizabeth Taggart in the mid 1950's who is a really nice and girly in her high school life and gets into some messy situations.  

 

For those of you that have seen the movie "A Cry in the Night (1956)", to me it's a really good movie, and you'll notice that all of the characters that were in the movie are going to be in this fan-made show I came up with, plus I came up with 2 new teenage characters that were not in the movie.  This series has a total of 4 seasons I am going to be writing a total of 65 episodes.  I am also going to be writing 2 two-part special episodes which is a Pre-Story and a Post Story from the movie ACITN.  There will be a two-part special episode leading in prior to the movie which is the Season 3 finale, and there will be a two-part special that take place following the movie which  is the Season 4 opening.  But anyways, you'll find more information about this series on the link I posted above.

 

Now I do have a question for you guys.  Now that wikia website I just mentioned, I do have an "A Cry in the Night" article on the website I mentioned.  I do know that this TCM Website has 3 movie clips of ACITN, so here is the question, and I'm making this a "yes" or "no" question.  I want to add those 3 movie clips the ACITN article on the wikia I created, so if I add those 3 movie clips on that movie themed wikia article, would that be violating any licenses by doing so?

 

But anyways, feel free to check out my newest wikia "Elizabeth Taggart: The Series" today, and when you guys read the episode screenplays, feel free to use your imagination.  But if you don't want to plan to read the series, that's okay, nobody is forcing you.  So anyways, feel free to check it out today.

 

Thank you!!!

 

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I'd much rather you did an illustrated comic strip based on either Attack of the 50 Foot Woman or Village of the Giants...

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Sounds like an ambitious project '77.  I wish you good luck with all your effort.

I haven't seen the movie in question, so if I find the time I'll try to check it out. :)

And welcome here, and don't be a stranger.  Just cut back the "spam" and join in on any other discussions. ;)

Sepiatone

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Thank you so much for welcoming me here!

 

Now, I did ask a question on my top post that has not yet been answered.  I have this wikia article right here: http://elizabeth-taggart-the-series.wikia.com/wiki/A_Cry_in_the_Night, and this TCM website has 3 movie clips from the 1956 movie, "A Cry in the Night".  I really want to add those 3 video clips to the ACITN article I just mentioned.  If I add those clips to the wikia article, would that be violating any license?  

 

I really hope it doesn't, because I really want to add them to the wikia article.

 

Thank you!!!

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1 hour ago, Iamaman1977 said:

Thank you so much for welcoming me here!

 

Now, I did ask a question on my top post that has not yet been answered.  I have this wikia article right here: http://elizabeth-taggart-the-series.wikia.com/wiki/A_Cry_in_the_Night, and this TCM website has 3 movie clips from the 1956 movie, "A Cry in the Night".  I really want to add those 3 video clips to the ACITN article I just mentioned.  If I add those clips to the wikia article, would that be violating any license?  

 

I really hope it doesn't, because I really want to add them to the wikia article.

 

Thank you!!!

Hello

We are not qualified here on the Message Boards to answer questions about copyright, and we would hate to steer you in the wrong direction. 

Sorry we can't be of more help! 

 

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14 hours ago, TCMModerator1 said:

Hello

We are not qualified here on the Message Boards to answer questions about copyright, and we would hate to steer you in the wrong direction. 

Sorry we can't be of more help! 

 

 

Okay!  I understand that!  But where do I ask or who should I contact about the wikia video thing if the message board doesn't take those things?  

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8 hours ago, Iamaman1977 said:

 

Okay!  I understand that!  But where do I ask or who should I contact about the wikia video thing if the message board doesn't take those things?  

The question of copyright usually involves legal issues. I apologize, but the best answer I can give you is to seek legal advice. 

Sorry we can't be of more help!

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I'm not a lawyer, but I am a writer and deal with copyright issues all the time.

Short answer: you probably can't use them. If TCM doesn't own the movie, they can't give you the right to use those clips because their license doesn't allow them to give anyone any rights to the material.  

Copyright law does allow using extracts of a work for academic/informational/news purposes and for satirical pieces, but that quickly becomes a quagmire. Some copyright holders play hardball -- anything used without their permission automatically generates a cease-and-desist letter to the ISP hosting the site. The typical ISP response is to delete the user's site without notice or recourse because anything else might mean defending themselves in court. 

My advice (which is worth exactly what you're paying for it) is to send the copyright holder a polite e-mail requesting the right to post extracts. Some will send you a link to their policy page detailing who can use what, where, and how much can be used without paying for it. Some will simply say yes or no. A few won't respond at all. 

If the rights are available, you might be better off finding a copy of the movie and making your own clips -- the work of finding appropriate scenes, the editing, and/or any applied logo can be considered as adding exclusive value which has some copyright protection. 

The basic rule about copyright issues: If there's a question, walk away. It's usually far too much work to iron things out and way too expensive if you make a mistake. 

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I too, don't understand a lot of copyright issues.  The best I can do ya is offer the same advice I do concerning just about anything....

When in doubt, don't.

Sepiatone

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19 hours ago, Iamaman1977 said:

 

Okay!  I understand that!  But where do I ask or who should I contact about the wikia video thing if the message board doesn't take those things?  

He/she is saying you're not allowed to use it and are trying to be nice about it. :rolleyes: 

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3 hours ago, Gershwin fan said:

He/she is saying you're not allowed to use it and are trying to be nice about it. :rolleyes: 

yeah, I was nice enough to offer 50 foot woman advice too.:D

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On 12/21/2017 at 2:45 AM, Iamaman1977 said:

Hi! I am Iamaman1977!  I am currently a fanfiction screenplay writer on a community called Wikia and/or Fandom.  Some of you may have heard of that community, some of you haven't heard of it but either way that's okay.

 

 

The only fan fiction (Fandom) stuff I've seen are animated.

http://ben10fanfiction.wikia.com/wiki/Ben_10_Fan_Fiction

Definition..

http://southparkfanon.wikia.com/wiki/Fanfiction

650?cb=20130326232413

 

There are movie fan writers that like to combine sci fy universes i.e. Star Trek, Star Wars, Babylon 5, etc.

This is an excellent one...

 

 

 

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Capuchin, Okay!  Looks like you said it all.  I guess I'll wait and see if those clips get added on YouTube someday, even though I don't have a YouTube account.  So thank you!!!

Okay!  That's enough of that! :P

11 hours ago, NipkowDisc said:

yeah, I was nice enough to offer 50 foot woman advice too.:D

 

NipkowDisc, about the 50 foot woman and giant idea, heck no!  I'm not doing that idea.  I am nice enough to tell you that if you don't like the idea of my new fan-made series ETTS, you don't have to read it.

 

And to everyone else, I really hope that you guys are excited for the Pilot episode being released, and I am looking at releasing the Pilot screenplay on Friday, January 12.  But if I have to reschedule the pilot screenplay release, I'll let you guys know.  

 

Again, thank you!!!

 

 

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13 hours ago, Iamaman1977 said:

Capuchin, Okay!  Looks like you said it all.  I guess I'll wait and see if those clips get added on YouTube someday, even though I don't have a YouTube account.  So thank you!!!

Okay!  That's enough of that! :P

 

NipkowDisc, about the 50 foot woman and giant idea, heck no!  I'm not doing that idea.  I am nice enough to tell you that if you don't like the idea of my new fan-made series ETTS, you don't have to read it.

 

And to everyone else, I really hope that you guys are excited for the Pilot episode being released, and I am looking at releasing the Pilot screenplay on Friday, January 12.  But if I have to reschedule the pilot screenplay release, I'll let you guys know.  

 

Again, thank you!!!

 

 

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Hey guys!  I just came to let you guys know that release date for the Pilot episode of ETTS has been rescheduled and postponed to Friday, February 9th.  Just to let you guys know!

 

Hmm!  I think I'm gonna like this TCM Message Board thing! :)

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Hey guys!!!   The Pilot episode of ETTS has been rescheduled again!  This time I am planning to release the pilot screenplay on Friday, March 9th!  I hope you guys are excited for it.  But if I reschedule it again, then I don't know when I'll release it then.  Just to let you guys know!!!

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