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What other fees or legalities should I be aware of to use UE4 as an animation tool like SFM is?

I'm thinking of doing animation shorts in UE4 since it's a better engine. So far I haven't seen any question related to UE4 licensing for use in animation.

The license I've seen so far only covers game releases. If I did an animation short with UE4 and published it monetized on YouTube, what are my legal obligations to Epic?

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asked May 21 '14 at 03:22 PM in Legal & Licensing

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avatar image Jacky May 21 '14 at 03:34 PM

It's the same for everything you produce using UE4. If you are monetizing the video then you pay 5% of the gross revenue.

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No royalties would be owed. Under the EULA Section 4(1), no royalties are owed on

Revenue from linear media which is Distributed in a form that does not contain the Licensed Technology (e.g., broadcast or streamed video files, cartoons, or movies)

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answered May 21 '14 at 03:40 PM

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avatar image ionhammer May 22 '14 at 03:52 AM

interesting. thanks for the EULA quote.

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