With the launch of products such as the Digital Archive it’s becoming easier to source high resolution archive footage at your desktop, however as programme makers it’s still up to you to clear any archive content prior to reuse, and also to check any editorial or legal issues with the content prior to including it in your programme.
In this short video, colleagues from Editorial Policy and Legal talk about some of the issues you should consider when reusing archive content.
Please see also the links on the page for more in-depth training and information.
Further links and support
- CRBA Production Toolkit which provides comprehensive advice on how to clear rights
- Mandatory Data Protection course
- Further Legal training – online Media Law course
- BBC Editorial Guidelines and the online module
- Programme Legal Advice Department - 0208 008 1910 or ProgrammeLegalAdvice2@bbc.co.uk
- IP Lawyers & Assistants firstname.lastname@example.org
- Editorial Policy Duty Adviser – 0208 008 1819 or (02) 81819 Editorial.Policy.Adviser@bbc.co.uk
If you are responsible for content that has been ingested into the Digital Archive and you wish to flag any issues around that specific content please contact DigitalArchiveRestrictions@.bbc.co.uk