License: Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Australia.

Mayer and Bettle explain what Creative Commons is and how it works. The video is by Blackbrow, with animation Pete Foley and with sound and music by Chris Perren. The project was co-ordinated by Elliott Bledsoe, from Creative Commons Australia at QUT.

The animation was commissioned for the QUT Smart Train, which was launched in Brisbane on Sunday 15 May 2005 on its 5 week journey around Queensland.

Also check out the duo in the Mayer and Bettle sequel.


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Coming soon.


  • Script (Microsoft Word format); and
  • Source files (100MB, Moho and AIFF format).

Alternatively, some source assets for this video are available on the Creative Commons wiki.


Creative Commons License

Mayer and Bettle by Creative Commons Australia and Black Brow is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike (CC BY-SA) Australia license. Please link to this page when providing attribution.