At TEDxCanberra, our goal is to spread ideas, and we encourage you to share TEDxCanberra Talks widely. Of course, some important restrictions do apply. Any use of TEDxCanberra Talks has to follow the terms of our Creative Commons license “Attribution – NonCommercial – NonDerivative” and the guidelines below, which may be updated from time to time. If you need any further clarifications after reviewing the frequently asked questions below, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are TEDxCanberra Talks copyrighted?
Yes, they are. Creative Commons licensing doesn’t replace copyright – which remains undivided with TEDxCanberra.
What does the TEDxCanberra Creative Commons license allow?
We make TEDxCanberra Talks available under the Creative Commons license “Attribution – NonCommercial – NonDerivative” in order to allow non-commercial entities (like bloggers, educators and groups of friends) to use them freely and easily. Important restrictions apply, though, particularly for corporations. TEDxCanberra’s Creative Commons BY-NC-ND license allows you to display TEDxCanberra Talks under the following conditions:
- Attribution (BY): You must explicitly reference TEDxCanberra as the original source of the materials, and TEDxCanberra’s logos within the videos and visuals as well as those of the TEDxCanberra Talks sponsors remain untouched and unedited.
- NonCommercial (NC): You can’t use TEDxCanberra Talks (or any parts of them) for commercial purposes. If you are a company wishing to create a TEDxCanberra branded content offering, you will require a Distribution Partner License Agreement with TEDxCanberra. Please contact Stephen Collins, Creative Catalyst, to explore the opportunity.
- NonDerivative (ND): You cannot alter the videos in any way. This means you cannot edit, remix, cut, shorten, add overlays to them, or, well, alter them in any way.
- These conditions can be modified only by explicit permission of TEDxCanberra. The complete text of the license can be seen on the Creative Commons (CC) license.
Can I repost or republish TEDxCanberra Talks on my site or blog?
Yes, as long as you follow the guidelines below:
- Type of site/company: Bloggers, news/information websites and nonprofits, may make TEDxCanberra Talks available under a Creative Commons (CC) license, provided that they follow the rest of the guidelines on this page.
- Video player: You must use the YouTube embeddable player. This allows us to further our overall mission by tracking video usage. Scraping video from TEDxCanberra.org or our YouTube channel is not permitted.
- Attribution: You must add a visible link back to TEDxCanberra.org
- Running talks in their entirety: You may not edit TEDxCanberra Talks, or alter them in any way. This is essential for preserving the integrity of the speaker’s ideas.
Can I create a TEDxCanberra Talks service on my company’s video platform?
If one or more of the categories listed below characterises your company’s business, you will require a Distribution Partner License Agreement with TEDxCanberra. Please contact Stephen Collins, Creative Catalyst.
- Internet Video Services such as YouTube, Hulu, Yahoo!, Netflix, AOL, Dailymotion, iTunes, Amazon, Youku, BlipTV, etc.
- Cable, Satellite or Telecommunication Operators such as Foxtel, Austar, and their international equivalents, etc.
- Television Broadcasters such as ABC, SBS, all other Australian free-to-air commercial broadcasters, and their international equivalents, etc.
- Radio Broadcasters and Audio Services such as ABC, SBS radio, Australian commercial broadcasters, BBC Radio, Clear Channel Communications, TuneIn, Audible, Spotify, etc.
- Specialized Cable/Satellite Channels such as History Channel, Discovery Channel, Sci-Fi, HBO, etc.
- Home Entertainment Devices such as XBox, Sony Playstation, TiVo, etc.
- IPTV Services and Set Top Box Manufacturers such as Roku, Boxee, Apple TV, Humax, etc.
- Mobile and Tablet Manufacturers such as Samsung, LG, Nokia, Kindle, etc.
- Web Browser Applications and Stores such as Opera Speed Dial, Mozilla Market Place, Internet Explorer, etc.
- Subscription-Based Educational Services such as Films Media Group, Proquest, Safari Montage, English First, Wiley Publishing, etc.
- Other Commercial Entities such as airlines (including inflight entertainment), hotels, restaurants, and retail locations.
Can I project TEDxCanberra Talks to a group of people?
Yes, as long as you comply with the terms of the Creative Commons license outlined above. In fact, we encourage you to find creative ways to share TED Talks with your friends, family, students, colleagues, and communities. If you’re interested in throwing a TEDxCanberra-style event, learn more about TEDx.
Can I show TEDxCanberra Talks during my conference?
Yes, as long as it’s within the scope of a non-commercial event, and as long as you comply with the terms of the Creative Commons license outlined above. In particular, the talks must be shown unedited, including the TEDxCanberra visuals, and those of the TEDxCanberra Talks sponsor, as well as the copyright information. If you wish to use TEDxCanberra Talks in a commercial context, please contact us with a motivated request for permission.
Can I use TEDxCanberra Talks in my classroom?
Yes, as long as you comply with the terms of the Creative Commons license outlined above. Many teachers use TEDxCanberra Talks to stimulate discussions with students or to complement course materials, and we encourage you to do so as well.
Can I re-edit and remix TEDxCanberra Talks?
No. Our Creative Commons BY-NC-ND license clearly states that “derivative works” of any kind (edits, cuts, re-mixes, mashups, etc.) are not allowed without explicit permission from TEDxCanberra and the speaker.
Can I translate TEDxCanberra Talks?
Yes – join the TED Open Translation Project! You may even find that the talk you’re looking for is already translated into your language. If you have a Distribution Partner License Agreement with TEDxCanberra to exhibit TEDxCanberra Talks on your platform, your agreement will specify the use of subtitles provided by TEDxCanberra.
May I use TEDxCanberra Talks on a television channel?
If you are a public or private broadcaster or cable network and wish to create a television series based on TEDxCanberra Talks, you would require a Distribution Partner License Agreement. Please contact Stephen Collins, Creative Catalyst, to explore the opportunity.
Can I use TEDxCanberra Talks in my documentary?
Documentary filmmakers can use excerpts of TEDxCanberra Talks within their films, provided the speaker agrees to the use as well. TEDxCanberra must secure permission from each individual speaker for any use not produced by TEDxCanberra. In order for us to approach the speaker with the request, you must provide TEDxCanberra with a brief from the filmmaker on the intended use of the footage, the film’s perspective/point of view, and distribution plan, as well as brief bios on the creative team (producer, director, etc.).
If the speaker agrees, we will provide the filmmaker with footage in one of our standard formats: DVCPro NTSC, DVCPro PAL, DVCPro NTSC Anamorphic or DVCPro HD 1080i60. We do not deliver footage on tape. No licensing fees are charged, but the footage must be accompanied by an on-screen credit (generally a lower-third) referencing TEDxCanberra.org. We prefer the language “Full talk available at TEDxCanberra.org”.
Requests for use within a documentary should go to our PR team, who can be reached at email@example.com.
How do I request an image from TEDxCanberra?
Image requests should be directed to our PR team at firstname.lastname@example.org with the email subject IMAGE REQUEST. The request should be accompanied by the following information:
- Name of publication/outlet
- Name of requested image
- Publication date
- Preferred file format
- Deadline for receipt of image
A photo credit will be provided when the image is delivered. This credit must run in full.
I’m a member of the media. How do I request an interview with a TEDxCanberra staffer or speaker?
Requests for interviews should be directed to our PR team at email@example.com with the email subject INTERVIEW REQUEST. Your email should include the following information:
- Name of publication/outlet
- Brief background on your interview request
- Proposed publication date
- Your deadline
All other press requests, including requests to attend TEDxCanberra, should include the information outlined above and be directed to our PR team at firstname.lastname@example.org. Press passes to TEDxCanberra are extremely limited, and press attendance will be considered on a case-by-case basis.