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Old August 20th 13, 17:03   #2
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Re: Fan Films

Originally Posted by Republibot 3.0 View Post
I know JMS is dead-set against any B5 fan films, and I have to assume he'd sue anyone who tried such a thing back into the stone age. Most genre creators are like that, and I imagine Warners would be pretty litigious as well, assuming they even remember B5 is their show.
JMS *couldn't* sue anybody over a B5 fan film because, as you noted, Warner's owns it. And I seem to recall that he's said some nice things about "In the Pirkinning"(sp?). What he requires is that anything to do with story ideas be kept out of his sight. He's specified fanfic in the past and one can assume that fan films would fall under the same category. But sue? Not a possibility. Warner's, yeah very likely.

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