Creative Commons: Using CC Video

Learn more about Creative Commons, and how to use it to borrow or license content.

Rights-Free Video Repositories

Where to find Creative Commons, Public Domain, and other "rights free" videos.

Searching for Creative Commons Licensed Vimeo Videos

Vimeo provides an easy way to quickly find Creative Commons licensed videos. After running your search, toggle on the "Show Advanced Filters" button to generate a "License" drop-down menu that allows you to filter on videos by each type of Creative Commons license.

Creative Commons licensed image by Flickr user Colleen Greene.

Searching Vimeo for Creative Commons licensed videos

Remixing Video with YouTube Creative Commons

The YouTube "Video Editor" allows registered users to browse and search for Creative Commons-licened YouTube videos, and free audio tracks, to remix into a brand new video. You must be signed in to YouTube.

Creative Commons licensed image by Flickr user Colleen Greene.

Remixing YouTube Videos with CC