Author: Peter

Festival Mondial des Cinémas Sauvages

APPEL A FILMS SAUVAGES ! jusqu’au 30 mars 2017 Inscriptions des films en ligne : Le Festival Mondial des Cinémas Sauvages veut montrer des films libres dans leurs manières de se fabriquer, libres dans leurs manières d’être diffusés. Pas de critères de durée, de genre, de date de réalisation, de nationalité, de support (nous […]

Collaborative filming, Copyrights and licenses, Films and Projects

TPC The Pirate Cinema

In the context of omnipresent telecommunications surveillance, “The Pirate Cinema” reveals the hidden activity and geography of Peer-to-Peer file sharing. The project is presented as a monitoring room, which shows Peer-to-Peer transfers happening in real time on networks using the BitTorrent protocol. The installation produces an arbitrary cut-up of the files currently being exchanged. Users […]

Films and Projects, Media archives, News

Mathilde’s Misses

“Mathilde’s Misses” is a documentary by Pieter De Vos, that tells the story of three ladies participating in the world’s first beauty pageant for homeless women. Mathilde organizes the world’s very first Miss Homeless pageant. Fifteen women compete for the main prize: one year rent-free housing. Pascale hopes to win the house, in order to […]

cc / fal / public domain, Films and Projects

Cinelerra-CV Floss-Manual

Floss Manuals francophone has published a manual about the open-source professional video-editing software Cinelerra. The publication is available for download as PDF or Epub on the website of Floss Manuals, a printed version will be available soon. The publication was written and edited during a Libérathon (booksprint). Target audience The intention of the publisher was […]

Editing software, Manuals, News

Screencast FFMPEG with sound

To make a high quality screencast with sound from the soundcard. Great if you want to record for example a webpage that contains sound. system: Ubuntu 12.04 Record without sound, image size relative to dimensions of your screen: ffmpeg -f x11grab -s `xdpyinfo | grep ‘dimensions:’|awk ‘{print $2}’` -r 25 -i :0.0 -sameq output.mkv Record […]

Editing software, Manuals, Problems and solutions

Alÿs Reel-Unreel

Download the most recent video from Francis Alÿs here: All video’s (but some) are under Creative Commons / share alike / non commercial. Reel-Unreel, in collaboration with Julien Devaux and Ajmal Maiwandi, was commissioned by Documenta 13. Kids role reels of film through the streets. “In 2001 the Taliban burned films from the Afghan […]

cc / fal / public domain, Films and Projects, Media archives

Kids test Toonloop

Two small video’s to show the fun kid of the Prinses Paolaschool in Molenbeek / Brussels had while testing the live stop-motion software Toonloop. Toonloop developer Alexandre Quessy was guest at BEAM, the Multi-Media Atelier of JES Brussels.

Collaborative filming, Editing software, Films and Projects, News, toonloop

Toonloop performance

On the occasion of Libre Graphics Unit, Alexandre Quessy demonstrated Toonloop, the open source animation software he develops in FoAM in Brussels on friday 24, 2012. Here’s a video impression of the evening: Your browser does not support the video tag.

Editing software, Films and Projects, Software, toonloop, Workshops

Open Source Body

Laïa Sadurni carried out a ‘Open Source Body’ workshop in the framework of Constant’s contribution to the 2012 Artefact festival in STUK Leuven. Below a link to some rough video material. Your browser does not support the video tag.

Films and Projects

Cinelerra server @

During the Libre Graphics Research Unit that was organised by Constant in Brussels between 22 – 25 february 2012, Lisa Haskel talked about the Cinelerra server project connected to The idea is that multiple editors who all have the same assets on their local machines, share their edit decision lists:A simple way to make […]

Collaborative filming, News, Problems and solutions