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Tyros
11-12-2008, 11:16 AM
Hi.

I am student of Computer Animation(BA), I am doing a short animation for my major project(3 year). I would like to use some seconds of one music from offspring.

Music: Staring at the Sun.

I would like ask permission to use in my short animation But I am not sure to who I have to email or ask for. Would you guys give me a guide please:)

Thanks in advance

Jojan
11-12-2008, 11:28 AM
You have my approval.

Marco
11-12-2008, 12:09 PM
Yeah, mine too. ;)

yudabao
11-12-2008, 12:19 PM
just do it

holland25
11-12-2008, 02:02 PM
I don't think Offspring would care about copyright. The only problem might be COLUMBIA, but I doubt it either.

brothadave79
11-12-2008, 02:08 PM
I order you to cease and desist. Do not make me get a real injunction.

Biggest offspring fan
11-12-2008, 02:12 PM
You don't have my approval.

Amiralanal
11-12-2008, 02:19 PM
Hi!
Im Dexter from the offspring. You can use our music, its ok.

Bye



(Wouldnt it be great if life was like this?)

Free?
11-12-2008, 02:45 PM
Are you going to get any profit from that video? If no, then it'll be okay with just mentioning The Offspring in credits.

findout5
11-12-2008, 03:00 PM
If it's not for public purposes, you don't need permission. An assignment (unless you make money from it) is totally legit. Do it already!

nameless
11-12-2008, 03:24 PM
you should be fine, your not trying make money from it, just make sure theres no bad content in the animation that might get linked to them though!

Tyros
11-12-2008, 03:39 PM
Thanks everyone for replies :p
All final years students of my class mates will post their final work piece at Sand Event, where will have some kind of audience (general public) present, but will not involve any profit at all. It is just a way to show and present our final piece.
My lectures said that IF I desire use any music that is known (like The Offspring), and where going to be seem by public, even not involving profit, I have to ask permission.
So here I am :rolleyes:

(edit: will be not a bad content)

On offspring music time, will be a futuristic bike running)
The guy that I modelled that will be running bike. Follow images
http://www.ctc3d.net/ExtraImages/TexturingStage_Image001.jpg
http://www.ctc3d.net/ExtraImages/TexturingStage_Image002.jpg
http://www.ctc3d.net/ExtraImages/TexturingStage_Image003.jpg
http://www.ctc3d.net/ExtraImages/TexturingStage_Image004.jpg
http://www.ctc3d.net/ExtraImages/TexturingStage_Image005.jpg
http://www.ctc3d.net/ExtraImages/TexturingStage_Image006.jpg
http://www.ctc3d.net/ExtraImages/TexturingStage_Image007.jpg
http://www.ctc3d.net/ExtraImages/TexturingStage_Image008.jpg
http://www.ctc3d.net/ExtraImages/TexturingStage_Image009.jpg

ANDiTKO
11-12-2008, 11:41 PM
sick graphics dude.i would like to see your video when is done :)
Good luck with the copyright shit ;)

KyleW
11-13-2008, 06:54 AM
Woah, nice graphics!

I also would love to see it when its done.

ad8
11-13-2008, 07:01 AM
All final years students of my class mates will post their final work piece at Sand Event, where will have some kind of audience (general public) present, but will not involve any profit at all.


Do it, then:D I think there are thousands of videos with offspring music in it and I don't think that the creators asked the Offspring about it.
Btw, your graphics look coool!:D

ZbadhabitZ
11-13-2008, 09:45 AM
Your graphics are awesome! Like everyone said, as long as your video isn't for profit you SHOULD be alright. Legally, regardless of profit or not, if you are exhibiting your video to an audience, you DO need permission for music. But since nobody in your audience (likely) is going to run out and call Sony Music and say "I just saw a video that had a few seconds of an Offspring song!" you're in clear ground, so don't fret.

As a side note, if you were to exhibit your film to a bigger audience, in a film festival per say, it's pretty easy for student films to get rights to use music. You can usually go through a band's management and submit a request, which would go to Columbia, and rather than having to pay $1,000 per second of music (or whatever the going rate is), it's usually around $100 for use of the song, so as long as you don't use the song IN FULL.

Hope that helps! ahhhhh the joys of entertainment business classes...

Little_Miss_1565
11-13-2008, 10:54 AM
Do some research on Fair Use of copyrighted material -- I think you're okay as long as you stick to those guidelines.

Stylie
11-13-2008, 02:41 PM
Hi!
Im Dexter from the offspring. You can use our music, its ok.

Bye

Hey, I was going to do that! ^^

Tyros
11-13-2008, 03:03 PM
Hey...

I am pushing hard to get a good animation and resolution :cool:

I will check with my lecture, if I can do it....or pay $100

Thanks everyone :rolleyes: