2020 Speak Truth Video Contest Copyright & Fair Use Rules

MOTION MEDIA:

Up to 10 percent of the total or three minutes, whichever is less.

TEXT MATERIAL:

Up to 10 percent of the total or 1,000 words, whichever is less. An entire poem of less than 250 words may be used, but no more than three poems by one poet or five poems by different authors in an anthology. For poems exceeding 250 words, 250 words should be used but no more than three excerpts from one poet or five excerpts from different poets in the same work.

MATERIAL LYRICS, AND MUSIC VIDEO:

Up to 10 percent of the work but no more than 30 seconds of the music or lyrics from an individual musical work.

ILLUSTRATIONS OR PHOTOGRAPHS:

No more than five images from one artist or photographer. No more than 10 percent or 15 images, whichever is less, from a collection.

NUMERICAL DATA SETS:

Up to 10 percent or 2,500 fields or cell entries, whichever is less, from a copyrighted database or data table.

MUSIC, LYRICS, AND MUSIC VIDEO:

Up to 10 percent of the work but no more than 30 seconds of the music or lyrics from an individual musical work.

NUMERICAL DATA SETS:

Up to 10 percent or 2,500 fields or cell entries, whichever is less, from a copyrighted database or data table.

Adapted from Copyright and Fair Use in the Classroom, on the Internet, and the World Wide Web. ©1996-2202.