HOWTO on Fair Use videos

BoingBoing links to this guide to making online videos reusing copyrighted content. It’s long and rather hard going, but provides invaluable tips for anyone making Machinima using any materials copyrighted by someone else.

(Sadly it’s US-centric, of course.)

For example, did you know that making “frag videos” memorialising a performance in a game is actually clearly Fair Use?

Very interesting.