[cc-community] CC-like video release form
zotz at 100jamz.com
Tue Jan 15 17:56:42 EST 2008
On Tuesday 15 January 2008 13:01:37 Matthew J. Agnello wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm working on a documentary about new media and the free culture
> movement. I've interviewed a bunch of people, and as such I have to
> ask them either to sign a release form or give recorded verbal consent
> to be photographed. I'm releasing the doc BY-SA, so many people are
> confused when I present them with a traditional release form that
> gives me full use of their image/likeness without any guarantee that I
> will use it on a project governed by a CC licence.
> 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
You might want to think about changing the purpose to any project under the
terms of said license rather than just your project.
> 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.
> I like this idea because it guarantees a listing in the credits, it
> makes people feel better about contributing, spreads the word about
> CC, and it acknowledges that my work is really a dervative of all the
> contributions of the people in it.
> I was curious if anyone had heard of something like this being done,
> had done it themselves, or had some advice regarding it. If this is
> deemed a valid method of releasing subjects for broadcast, I'd love to
> see an official version with CC's blessing. I'll try to draft
> something more specific in the meantime.
> // Matt
> Matt Agnello
> < matt.agnello at gmail.com >
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