Then you win

A sympathetic documentary project in the making: Then you win is an open content project by France based organisations Loin de l’Œil and Yooook. Check the FAQ for more concrete info.

Ekta Parishad is a mass movement based on Gandhian principle – organized in October 2007 the “Janadesh”, the largest non-violent gathering in India since its independence. For four months, we travelled across India to tell the Ekta Parishad adventure, from its origins to its biggest achievement… three movies are on post-production!
Loin de l’Œil has organized the shooting of three films related to the movement Ekta Parishad, from its origins in the early 70’s to its biggest achievement – the Janadesh. Total duration will be about 1:30 to 2 hours.

The name of the project was suggested by that famous Mahatma Gandhi’s quote: “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win”.

Then You Win plays an interesting game with opening the content: The movies are copyrigted, but can be ‘freed’ by donating money: the more money rolls in, the more open its contents will be published.

“By your donations you can help the project to reach more levels of freedom of use. (…) There are many ways to participate in freeing the copyright covering the three documentaries, but money is the concrete point to reach the freedom steps.”

Check out more on this policy here.

The films are edited using Cinelerra, if you are in the region of Toulouse and want to contribute: it is much appreciated.

Posted on: Wednesday, May 21, 2008 by: in category: Collaborative filming, Copyrights and licenses