Category: Copyrights and licenses

Apertus O.S. camera project

“The goal of the Apertus: Open Source Cinema Project is to create a powerful free and open cinema camera that we as filmmakers love to use. The idea of using an Elphel camera for this particular purpose was born in 2006, found many followers over the years and ultimately resulted in this community driven project […]

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Elphel OS network camera

NC353L-369-HDD Elphel, Inc. provides high performance cameras based on free software and open hardware designs. “Freedom of the users of Elphel products is our top priority – we value and protect it with the GNU General Public License that covers all the Elphel software and hardware designs. This freedom extends from the convenience of the […]

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Frankencam Open Source SLR

Stanford photo scientists are out to reinvent digital photography with the introduction of an open-source digital camera, which will give programmers around the world the chance to create software that will teach cameras new tricks. Read article for Stanford University news by David Orenstein.

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Zittrain: Here Comes Everybody An ogg/vorbis bootleg recording of Jonathan Zittrain’s talk Here Comes Everybody. In this entertaining yet serious speech Zittrain addresses social political aspects of video on the web, the need to consider local mesh network strategies, the power of ISP’s. Where is ‘here’ in the cloud of the web? What is the positive and negative […]

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Copy Remix Steal Here’s an audio recording of the discussion by the (co)directors of three of the best known documentaries about filesharing: Henrik Moltke (Good Copy Bad Copy), Bratt Gaylor (RIP A Remix manifesto) and Jamie King (Steal this film) that took place during the Open Video Conference Does making a film about sharing mean you should […]

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Matt Mason: cash + piracy

Attended this nice talk by Matt Mason at the Open Video Conference. Listen or download this recording in ogg/vorbis Mason wrote the Pirate’s Dillema and his talk was basically an outline of that book. He speaks about the remix as marketing tool, an wonders how business models can be developed after the model of piracy. […]

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Zimmermann + Latrive

Jeremie Zimmermann and Florent Latrive talked during the debate ‘Are we all pirates’, part of the Imaginary Property program in Cinema Nova, Brussels. “There is not a week going by without media attention for the dangers of “piracy”, which is depicted as an attack on creativity and innovation, an harassment of cultural heritage of authors […]

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Journées du libre 09

Find here a video registration of the conference ‘Free software in education’, which took place in the context of the yearly festival Journées du libre, on 9 may 2009 in the Maison des Cultures de Saint-Gilles in Brussels. In this framework, Constant invited teachers connected to various art and design schools to discuss the way […]

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Between shared practices ….

Towards new modes of creating documentary: between shared practices, normalisation and diversification is the title of this years professional days taking place in the framework of documentary festival Cinema du Reel hosting two panels around online sharing. In this context, the morning session: In search of new practices: production and distribution of open source video, […]

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CC Al Jazeera

Launch Press Release: Al Jazeera Announces Launch of Free Footage under Creative Commons License Doha Qatar – January 13, 2009: Al Jazeera Network today announced the world’s first repository of broadcast quality video footage released under the ‘Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution’ license. Select Al Jazeera video footage – at this time footage of the War […]

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