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Defining the completion of your services in written terms/contract?

Couldn't find any other posts on: how to define the end/completion of the services you were contracted for. Thought it might be a good topic to discuss. However, if there are any good threads already ...
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Using Sound Effect From A Movie - Otherwise Unavailable

I'm in a bit of a pickle. I am working on a gaming project that has a really great intro. The sound for the intro needs to be a very mechanical effect—like a lot of moving parts. I have scoured the ...
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Permits to field record in China and Hong Kong?

I'd like to make a field recording trip to Hong Kong and mainland China in June. Anyone know if I need to worry about permits? Can I float a blimp around without worrying the authorities, or should ...
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general ambiences with street music performance

I made some street recordings with music playing in background. In one case, it was a musician, who was improvising on a saxophone in a metro station. In another, i recorded a city park ambience with ...
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Giving Credit on Royalty-Free Sound Libraries

I've recently purchased the Blastwave FX Starter FX royalty-free library, and used/edited/mixed some of its sound effects alongside my personally recorded ones in a game. I've read over the License ...
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Who Owns the Sounds You Design?

FORMERLY: (Where) Does the piracy line blur? Alright, as I re-read this it sounds like a copyright law test question, but here goes anyway: Riding on the wave of moral discourse that is going on ...
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pirate audio samples - how risky is it really?

i did a quick search for some information regarding sound design and legal issues, sound samples licensing, etc. though couldn't find anything too specific. for some time now i've been downloading ...
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Figuring out if I'm “allowed” to record something

So I'm trying to follow the lead that many of you have shown (both here and on your own sites) and am trying to create small field recording projects for myself. One in particular that I've always ...
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Have you ever had trouble with the authorities while recording?

I often read of the UK police overstepping the mark with photographers in public places, in the name of anti-terrorism... How about you? Any of the constabulary ever hassled you? Vigilantes? Yokels ...