NSW Who owns copyright in home videos filmed with someone else's camera at their request?

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SH1

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Hypothetical scenario: Person A and Person B are parents watching their kids play soccer on the weekend. Person A pulls out a video camera and asks person B 'would you mind filming the game, as I have to help on the BBQ?' Person B says 'yep, no worries' and films the game on Person A's camera.
Question: Who owns the copyright in the video produced?
 

Scruff

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Person A.
It's no different to any other movie - a camera operator has no claim to copyright of the raw footage or the final product.