There are many copyright questions and issues every church must deal with on a regular basis when using video, music and other media. We hope the links here will help you find any information/answers you may need.
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LEARN MORE ABOUT COPYRIGHT LICENSE
How can we livestream worship legally? – Ask The UMC https://www.umc.org/en/content/ask-the-umc-how-can-we-livestream-worship-legally
Copyright Guidelines for Churches - GCFA
IS A CCLI LICENSE ALL MY CHURCH NEEDS TO BE COPYRIGHT COMPLIANT?
6 Myths About Copyrights That Put Your Church at Risk
Video Licensing for Churches – Great Plains United Methodist Conference
Can we put YouTube videos on our church’s website?
Just because a video clip is posted on Youtube doesn't mean it's copyright-legal. While you can find a clip from just about any movie or TV show on YouTube, almost none of those clips are legal. If you put those videos on your website, you are guilty of copyright infringement.
Showing YouTube Videos in Church -CCLI https://us.ccli.com/ccli-news/showing-youtube-videos-in-church/
CVLI Video Licensing – Showing Videos at Church . . . Get Legal
Resources for license
CCLI Music https://us.ccli.com/
CCLI Video/Streaming https://us.ccli.com/streaming/
CCS Christian Copyright Solutions https://christiancopyrightsolutions.com/
CCS PerformMusic Facilities License https://christiancopyrightsolutions.com/performmusic/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwraqHBhDsARIsAKuGZeFYj9HTdmnGU_SL5oWlng7jWrC6tbMYQnqZS-5zrtLMMqx4s_qlgGEaAmd_EALw_wcB
CCS WorshipCast Streaming License https://christiancopyrightsolutions.com/worshipcast/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwraqHBhDsARIsAKuGZeFz0U1idTJpsYNbFHEELprucw6x3mUOEdl48PZOdM1-be43QhFxo5kaAvKZEALw_wcB
One License https://www.onelicense.net/
CVLI Church Video License https://us.cvli.com/
To learn more search terms like:
Church license to use video clips from movies or youtube
Copyright license for churches
Copyright license for streaming church service
Copyright license for posting church videos online
Share Faith – Church Graphics and Worship Media https://www.sharefaith.com/
The Skit Guys – Videos & more to enhance your worship service https://skitguys.com/
Royalty Free Music – The 11 Best Royalty-Free Music Sites for Churches https://prochurchtools.com/royalty-free-music-for-churches/
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Wiki guide on the legal issues you need to know before starting a podcast, including an introduction on how to break in a podcast of your own.
Creative Commons License
Learn how to legally share work by understanding what the Creative Commons license is and how you can participate.
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