ONCE I UPLOAD A VIDEO TO SPiN, WHO OWNS THE CONTENT?
Not SPiN. We neither acquire nor retain ownership of any video uploaded to the network. All content is owned by either the organization that uploads the video or the production company who uploads the video on behalf of that organization. The terms of video/content ownership for 3rd party videographers and production companies is between the channel owner and the person/organization uploading video on their behalf.
CAN I UPLOAD A VIDEO THAT CONTAINS A MASTER RECORDING?
Not at this time, as the use of a master recording requires an additional license.
ARE VIDEOS OF CHEER, DANCE AND WINTERGUARD PERFORMANCES ALLOWED TO BE POSTED ON THE SITE?
Not at this time. Any performance that involves the use of a master recording is currently prohibited.
WHO IS ABLE TO UPLOAD VIDEOS?
Professional videographers, production companies, organization channel administrators, and ensemble directors.
IS THERE AN APPROVAL PROCESS ONCE VIDEOS ARE UPLOADED?
No. Once a video is uploaded to SPiN and the compositions have been cleared by the publishers, the video is made viewable to subscribers. However, each time a new video is uploaded to SPiN, the uploader is given the option to make the video “Public” or “Private”. If the uploader chooses to make the video private, only the Director of the performing ensemble will have access to that particular video.
WHAT VIDEO FORMATS CAN BE UPLOADED?
Most video formats and codecs are supported - Contact Us if you find your video is incompatible.
ARE THERE VIDEO SIZE LIMITATIONS?
There is no size restriction of video files uploaded, but consider videos should be one composition per video.
IF I LIVE STREAM AN EVENT ON BEHALF OF A CHANNEL, WILL A VIDEO OF THAT EVENT AUTOMATICALLY BECOME AVAILABLE ON SPiN WHICH IS ABLE TO BE VIEWED BY?
No - you will need to upload a video of the live stream in order to list all composition and ensemble information.