[games_access] Recording the GDC - any regulations?

Reid Kimball rkimball at gmail.com
Mon Mar 13 14:54:09 EST 2006


OK by me to be on video. Some sessions are video taped and can be
bought after the event ends.

-Reid

On 3/12/06, d. michelle hinn <hinn at uiuc.edu> wrote:
>
> More info about recording from Jason at the IGDA:
>
>
> I think they may have a general no-recording policy, but it is unclear to
> what extent they enforce. Pictures seem fine. I take pics all the time and
> everyone and their brother are posting shots on Flikr, blogs, etc.
>
>  Last year, we videotaped the QoL Summit, but we had to get
> permission/release from each speaker - and a general green light from the
> GDC folks.
>
> Best bet is to check in with whomever has been corresponding with you from
> the CMP/speaker crew.
>
> So yes check with the gdc people on that website and then get permission
> from all of us. :)
>
>
>
> Michelle
>
>
>
>
>
> Hi,
>
> Since it's worth a try, I am now sending an email requesting taping
> permissions. Since I need all your (all the speakers) permissions too, I
> would like to ask everyone if they could everyone send me a confirmation
> stating their permission for recording their session. Only, of course, if
> you agree to that :) We plan to use small snippets of footage throughout the
> Game Accessibility website and anyways, the more footage the better, I
> think.
>
> Greets,
>
> Richard
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: d. michelle hinn
> To: IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List
> Sent: Monday, March 13, 2006 2:11 AM
> Subject: Re: [games_access] Recording the GDC - any regulations?
>
>
> ok, here's the main info page about recording:
>
>
> http://www.gdconf.com/media/tapingpolicies.htm
>
>
> so...there's a deadline of march 13th (!) for permissions (that info is on
> the page and the email address of the person you'll need to contact is on
> there too) and that only 5 minutes of a session can be recorded if
> permission is granted. and no recording of roundtables whatsoever.
>
>
> so, sounds like you might not want to go overboard bringing a lot of
> recording equipment because it sounds like you won't be permitted to do so
> and that they will kick you out of the conference for violating their
> regulations. i know that each session is staffed pretty heavily (for
> instance at last year's roundtables there were TWO people assigned to our
> room just to assist that!) so they are probably VERY serious about kicking
> people out.
>
>
> as far as photos go, i can't find any restrictions for that and i've never
> been asked to not take photos for past gdcs...that doesn't mean it's
> completely fine but i think that the regulations on that are less strict.
> i'll update this when i hear more.
>
>
> michelle (who will be leaving her video camera at home!!)
>
>
> Thanks!
>  ----- Original Message ----- From: "d. michelle hinn" <hinn at uiuc.edu>
>  To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List" <games_access at igda.org>
>  Sent: Monday, March 13, 2006 1:43 AM
>  Subject: Re: [games_access] Recording the GDC - any regulations?
>
> yes, there are a ton of regulations against that actually -- i'm chatting
> with the gdc folks about the exact restrictions and will post those on the
> list asap.
>
>  michelle
>
> Hi,
>
>  Sander and I are bringing along hardware to record as much from the GDC as
> possible (audio- and video-recordings as well as photographs). Does anyone
> know if there are any regulations that prevent us from recording, say,
> sessions, tutorials, roundtables, the A-Arcade,...?
>
>  Greets,
>
>  Richard
>
>
>
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