CanvasCanvas My Media/Media Gallery VideosHow do I allow other users to edit and publish a video in My Media?

How do I allow other users to edit and publish a video in My Media?

Owners of videos in My Media can collaborate with other users allowing them to edit and publish their video. There are 2 types of collaboration; Co-Editor and Co-Publisher

1 - Co-Editors can:

  • Edit the video’s details and metadata
  • Trim the video
  • Create a new clip based on the video
  • Replace the video
  • Edit captions
  • View the video analytics page
  • ***Co-Editors cannot download the video, delete the video or publish the video to a Canvas site Media Gallery

Co-Publishers can:

  • Publish the video to any Canvas Media Gallery
  • ***Co-Publishers have no other permissions. They cannot edit the video details, trim or create a new clip, replace, delete or download the video

NOTE: Owners can assign  both Co-Editing and Co-Publishing permissions to the same person

Log into Canvas and click My Media from the left navigation panel

My Media

This displays all of the videos you own.

To the right of the video you want to assign collaborators, Click the Edit icon (pencil)

This displays the editing page for the video

Click Collaboration

This displays the collaboration panel

Click Add Collaborator

This displays the Add Collaborator popup panel

Select Co-Editor or Co-Publisher (or both) then type in the first few letters of the collaborators name, then select the full name from the list

Click Add

This adds the user as a Co-Editor or Co-Publisher (or both)


Co-Editors and Co-Publishers can access the video by going to their My Media page and clicking on "Filter", then selecting "Media I can Publish" or Media I can Edit"