Star Wars Fan Film gets slapped with a “Oh NO you don’t, bro – not without paying up to Disney!” UPDATE

This is a personal blog, so I don’t have to spend two hours researching this to blog about it but I just saw a post on Instagram claiming that the fan-made film by Star Wars Theory (you probably know it, he has 1.4 million subscribers to date) has been monetised by Disney and Warner Bros. Chappell (I think, sorry, I kinda rushed through the details). I think they basically put a claim forward to YouTube about a part of the Imperial March that was not recreated by SWT and his composer when it should have been and as a way to avoid any further repercussions, he had to monetise the video for Disney.

According to a source on Reddit – apparently the process for legitimising content on YouTube is broken and StarWarsTheory may be right in saying that the content was on the up and up and not breaching any copyright. Continue reading → Star Wars Fan Film gets slapped with a “Oh NO you don’t, bro – not without paying up to Disney!” UPDATE

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