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Terms of Use

Terms of Use Policy

By using the Screening Shorts website, you are deemed to have accepted and agreed to the following terms of use.

1. Public and Private Access

Screening Shorts has two modes of user access – public (not logged in) mode and private (logged in) mode.

1.1 Public Access

Any user can gather information about the Screening Shorts resource but will not be able to browse, search, view or download any of the film clips whilst in public access mode.

1.2 Private Access

Educational users, typically teachers, students and other lead practitioners, provided they have login credentials, can browse, search, view and download higher resolution clips for educational purposes. Screening Shorts offers two kinds of film clips – a collection of British Film Institute (BFI) short films and a collection of MIE video tutorials. The BFI short films are presented as online streams but they are also provided as downloads. On the other hand, the MIE video tutorials are offered as online streams only – they are not available for download.

2. Copyright

Screening Shorts is a collaborative project between Creative Scotland and Education Scotland. All intellectual property rights for this website resource, excluding the stills and moving image files, are owned jointly by Creative Scotland and Education Scotland. All moving image files and accompanying stills on this site are owned by or have been licensed by the British Film Institute as well as numerous other third party individuals or organisations for use on this website.

For titles where a copyright owner has not been identified or cannot be contacted, a risk analysis has been carried out by Creative Scotland. For copyright claims on unidentified titles, please contact us at:

enquiries@screeningshorts.org.uk

3. Conditions of Licence for Public Users

As a public user, you may not:

Distribute publicly – under no circumstances may these resources, including the still images, moving images and sound files on this website be copied, distributed, published, broadcast or sold by any method whatsoever. This includes, but is not limited to, uploading of any material to any website or file-sharing website (for example YouTube, Facebook, MySpace, Bebo), E-mail, DVD and all other forms of distribution.

Use commercially – you may not sell or use these resources for any commercial purpose.

Misuse – any misuse of the resources, including the moving image and still image files on this site is strictly prohibited. Please report any suspected misuse by sending an e-mail to:

enquiries@screeningshorts.org.uk

4. Conditions of Licence for Private Users

Logged in users must work in educational contexts within Scotland and should only ever exploit Screening Shorts for educational purposes on a non-commercial and non-profit making basis. Users working in educational contexts in Scotland include, but are not limited to, the following groups:

  • School teachers
  • University or college lecturers
  • Freelance educators
  • Educators working in establishments outside Local Education Authorities, Schools, Universities (for example film theatres etc.)
  • Freelance filmmakers working in education
  • Lifelong learning institutions/providers including voluntary organisations and community groups.

Users working in the above contexts must be involved with the delivery of learning, for example, classroom teaching, delivering workshops, working with community groups or learning providers or working to deliver educational resources.

As a logged in user, you are free to:

  • Search the database
  • View thumbnail images
  • View the moving image files via the Screening Shorts online Flash player
  • Screen films from the Flash player for educational purposes
  • Use the questions and learning activities for educational purposes
  • Download the moving image and still files for educational use in your educational institution
  • Screen and display downloaded files
  • Incorporate downloaded files into multi-media presentations (e.g. PowerPoint), films or produce derivative works
  • Upload materials to the Glow intranet (Glow users) or an intranet available only to your educational institution
  • Put materials onto CD-ROM for use within your educational institution
  • Upload derivative works incorporating the materials to Glow (Glow users) for sharing across your educational institution, local authority or nationally
  • Participate in any Glow Group (Glow users) dedicated to the Screening Shorts site
  • Produce resources and worksheets for use in your educational institution
  • Upload and share resources on Glow (Glow users)
  • Share resources with other subscribers to the Screening Shorts site and/or Glow (Glow users)

If in doubt as to use, please send an e-mail to:

enquiries@screeningshorts.org.uk

As a logged in user, you may not:

Distribute publicly – under no circumstances may subscribers to this website share or provide access to the still images, moving images and sound on this website to non-subscribers. The still images, moving images and sound files available for download on this website must not be copied, distributed, published or broadcast outside your educational institution other than on the Glow network. This includes all publicly accessible websites and file-sharing websites, (for example YouTube, Vimeo, Blip, Facebook, MySpace, Bebo, Twitter), E-mail, DVD and all other forms of distribution.

Use commercially – you may not sell or use these resources for any commercial purpose.

Misuse – any misuse of the resources, including the moving image and still image files on this site is strictly prohibited. To report any suspected misuse please send an e-mail to: enquiries@screeningshorts.org.uk

5. Attributing the source

As with any reference work, credit the rights owner where specified and quote the Screening Shorts URL:

www.screeningshorts.org.uk