XIV. WHAT ARE THE RULES WITH REGARD TO EDITING USAGE?

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A. General Rules:
1. All use of QPTV edit equipment must be for the purpose of preparing a program for cablecast on the QPTV channels. Preparation of programs for cablecast on non QPTV channels is expressly prohibited except that the Executive Director may on a limited occasion, for good cause shown, permit a QPTV User to prepare a program for non QPTV cablecast. In such event the QPTV Certified Community User must apply in writing to the Executive Director for such permission. The determination of the Executive Director will be final. Any preparation for non-QPTV cablecast in violation of this Rule shall be deemed a Major Offense.
 
2. The following uses of QPTV editing equipment are not permitted:
a. Re-editing of an already cablecast program. QPTV DOES NOT CONSIDER PROGRAMS THAT HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY CABLECAST ON THE CHANNELS AS NEW PROGRAMMING.
b. Pre-editing or rough editing. The resources of edit time are too scarce for rough editing; all edit plans should be thoroughly worked out before the QPTV Certified Community User brings the project to the edit suite.
c. Compiling stock footage: This does not constitute preparing a program, and is not permitted.
d. PREPARING OR EDITING MATERIAL FOR COMMERCIAL OR PRIVATE USE IS NOT PERMITTED.
 
3. A QPTV User must be certified in editing in order to use QPTV editing facilities, or must have arranged for a QPTV Certified Community User (in editing) to do the actual hands on editing. Non-certified persons may NOT accompany the editor to the edit suite and work with the QPTV Certified Community User; unless arranged in advance with a QPTV staff member.