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'Creator rights required' error message


A small number of academic and academic-related staff have reported that they are unable to log in to the Panopto application when recording. They may also see a pop-up message saying, ‘Creator rights required’ when their log in attempt fails.

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Typically, this error message is seen by those staff who do not have Instructor access to a module in Blackboard Learn.


To resolve this issue, contact Blackboard Helpdesk via e-mail at or by calling 028 903 68686. We will create a development area for you in Blackboard Learn. You will then be able to log in to Panopto.