EAST BERLINERS JUMP TO FREEDOM: As the Communist barrier between East and West Berlin grows higher and stronger; the more determined grows the will of East Berliners to escape. Universal-International cameramen record a remarkable document of the escape of East Berliners despite harassment by East German troops. While attention is diverted; people cut holes in the barbed wire and escape; others drop from fifth floor windows into fire nets - anything for a taste of freedom.
Also referred to as third party rights or underlying rights. The most common releases are model and property releases. They are designed to ensure that the people and owners of the property in the footage gave permission for themselves or their property to be used in a commercial context.
Do I need a release?
You are reporting for a newsworthy event or illustrating a subject of general interest.
This is editorial use
Releases are not necessary. Edit away to your hearts content.
You are helping sell or promote a product, a company, goods, services or raise money.
This is commercial use
Does the footage contain identifiable people, buildings, products, logos or works of art?
You will need to consider releases.
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