To elaborate, my friend would like me to make a lyric video for a song he wrote by himself and owns the rights to. I would like to use footage from Adobe Stock as the background. Is it against copyright laws and usage if the lyric video itself makes no money (i.e. not posted on YouTube, no ad revenue gained from views, etc.), but the lyric video itself promotes the purchase of the song?
You are allowed to use the Adobe Stock footage as a background of lyric video provided you follow all the legal restriction terms, also the usage of the right type of license is required. You are required to add credits to the video as well.
Additionally, a wiser/safer approach will be to use some clippings or background of the video footage incorporate needs and then publish on social sites.
Kindly go through the following for more information about the licensing terms and restrictions of Adobe Stock:
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