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Shawn King
Legal Duration
on Jan 24, 2013 at 6:35:28 pm

Anyone know what the duration of an on screen legal should be? I've head that it's 2 seconds for the first line and an additional second per line after that????


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Angelo Lorenzo
Re: Legal Duration
on Jan 24, 2013 at 9:50:51 pm

It depends on what country you're in. In the US, the FCC has a rule about legal disclaimer text being at least 4% of active picture area, but I believe these are reserved specifically for political ads. There, at this time, seems to be no rules concerning commercial disclaimers.,231400

If you need a disclaimer, I would ask that the lawyer saying you require one do the research for your jurisdiction.

Angelo Lorenzo

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