Can An Idea Be Copyrighted?

Tutorial Quiz Subject: Idea and Screenplay Registration And Copyright


All you need to have is a title, a log-line and a synopsis. If you want to read further on the requirements, please read:
What is the difference between a log line and a synopsis?
Sample Movie and TV show form.

Question: Can an idea for a movie or TV show be copyrighted?


  1. Yes, an idea can be copyrighted and 100% secured.
  2. No, an idea cannot be copyrighted and cannot be secured.
  3. No, an idea cannot be copyrighted but can be secured.