Copyright & Permissions

40 Stories are made to share.

Watch them with family and friends, share them on social media, show them in church or school gatherings.

We have made them available freely under a Creative Commons licence. Read on for details.


40 Stories films are released under the:
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)


You are free to:

Share – copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format

The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.

Under the following terms:

Attribution — You must give appropriate credit (to 40 Stories Project), provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.


See below for how to give attribution

NonCommercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes.

NoDerivatives — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you may not distribute the modified material.

No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.


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How to give attribution – here is an example of an ideal attribution:

"40 Stories - Peter Walker, Sydney, NSW" by 40 Stories is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

This is an ideal attribution because it includes:

Title:  "40 Stories - Peter Walker, Sydney, NSW" (the title of the story you are attributing)

Creator:  40 Storieswith a link to our website (

Source:  "40 Stories - Peter Walker, Sydney, NSW" – with a link to the story on our website

Licence: "CC BY-NC-ND 4.0" – with a link to the licence deed (

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