[cc-community] CC-like video release form

Matthew J. Agnello matt.agnello at gmail.com
Tue Jan 15 16:03:27 EST 2008

Here's a quotation from an earlier cc-community thread regarding  
release forms:

 From http://lists.ibiblio.org/pipermail/cc-community/2007-July/001888.html
 > I hereby confirm and agree that I am aware that my contribution will
 > be recorded on film and that I have consented to contribute my
 > interview to the {project name} and that {project name} may licence
 > the recording, all or in part, under the terms set out by the
 > "Creative Commons By 3.0 Licence" overleaf.
 > I understand this means it may be made freely available to anyone
 > throughout the world, for broadcast over any medium throughout the
 > world, and that it may be edited freely in any such use.
 > My contribution has, to the best of my knowledge, been truthful and
 > honest.  I have not deliberately sought to conceal any relevant  
 > Yours faithfully,
 > ………………………………………………………       Date:

This is very close to what I would do. As an example, there's a BY-SA  
version made for Taiwan here:


And a list of all the files:


// Matt

Matt Agnello
< matt.agnello at gmail.com >

On Jan 15, 2008, at 3:47 PM, Mike Linksvayer wrote:

> On 1/15/08, Matthew J. Agnello <matt.agnello at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'd like to adapt the BY-SA license to make a copyleft version of a  
>> video
>> release so interviewees don't have to be concerned about having their
>> contributions becoming proprietary (that is, released under  
>> traditional
>> copyright limitations). This would still allow commercial use, but  
>> it would
>> require releasing the derivative (my documentary) CC BY-SA.
> Adapt the BY-SA license is probably the wrong way to think about it,
> because you wouldn't actually be changing the license.  Your
> description in your first post on this thread sounds right to me:
> "I'd like to put those fears to rest with a CC-like release form. My
> idea is to have them sign a one or two sentence contract that
> basically says, I release my image/likeness to you for the purposes of
> your project under the terms of a Creative Commons
> Attribution-ShareAlike licence, the text of which can be found at the
> following link. Following that would be the human-readable version of
> the licence and the legal code URL. If the person wanted a copy of the
> CC text, I would have printouts with me."
> Of course IANAL...
> FWIW there's been a fair amount of discussion about release forms here
> in the past
> http://www.google.com/search?q=site%3Alists.ibiblio.org+release+form+cc-community
> I believe someone was cataloging such forms, but I don't recall where.
> Jon Phillips should know.
> Mike
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