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November 2, 2011

The Open Video Landscape: 90+ Web Sources You Might Have Missed

Update 2012/01/24 Vimeo adds CC-search functionality. Update 2011/01/10: TED Downloader added. The web is full of moving images. History has befitted us with brilliant films, television broadcasts and art videos that are becoming increasingly accessible – at an unpredictable pace. With seas of wisdom surrounding us and mountaintops of information to delve in, where do…

June 24, 2011

Digital Agenda: awards for creative reuse of open data

Press release from the European Commission European Commission Vice-President Neelie Kroes awarded prizes to the winners of the Open Data Challenge and Hack4Europe! competitions at the Digital Agenda Assembly being held in Brussels on 16th and 17th June 2011. Companies, designers, programmers, developers, journalists, researchers and the general public from across Europe participated in the…

March 30, 2011

License to Remix! – Experiences from the Video Remix Workshop and the IPR workshop

By Kati Hyyppä, Sanna Marttila and Wietske van den Heuvel  The License to remix! video remix workshop was organized in the context of the EUscreen project and the Remix Helsinki initiative last November in Helsinki, Finland. The workshop promoted creative, legal re-use of audiovisual media, and archival content in particular. Eleven young adults participated in the one weekend event, creating remixes with video editing…

March 11, 2011

EUscreen has organised a workshop on IPR-issues

By Wietske van den Heuvel Date: March 16 Place: Hilversum, the Netherlands Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) legislations are different in every European country. One of the major challenges for content providers in EUscreen is to make sure that they provide content which applies to all these different regulations. A lot of work has already been…

March 8, 2011

Conference: Video Vortex #6

Date: 10-12 March 2011 Location: Amsterdam The Video Vortex events come back to Amsterdam. Organized by the Institute of Network Cultures, and in a top cultural venue, Video Vortex 6 offers artist presentations (performances, screenings and talks),  hands-on workshops, the launch of the upcoming  Video Vortex Reader II, and a 2-day symposium: Conference Themes Friday,…

November 22, 2010

License to remix! video remix workshop

Press release from TAIK/ Aalto University School of Art and Design Date: 19-21 November Place: Harju Youth Centre, Helsinki The Remix Helsinki initiative supports legal creative reuse of audiovisual materials. Our first event, License to remix! video remix workshop, will be organized between 19 and 21 November at the Harju Youth Centre. The workshop promotes…

November 8, 2010

Economies of the Commons 2: Paying the Costs of Making Things Free

Press release Amsterdam & Hilversum November 11 – 13, 2010 Economies of the Commons 2 is a critical examination of the economics of on-line public domain and open access resources of information, knowledge, and media (the ‘digital commons’). The past 10 years have seen the rise of a variety of such open content resources attracting…

October 27, 2010

Save and Savour – Now! UNESCO’s World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

Today is UNESCO’s World Day for Audiovisual Heritage and this year’s theme is “ Save and Savour – Now!”  According to UNESCO, audiovisual heritage contains the records of the 20th and 21st century, but is also vulnerable in it’s current status. There are only 10 to 15 years left to digitize audiovisual records to prevent…

September 22, 2010

Open Culture 2010 Conference: Wikipedia, Google and the GLAMs

Press release by Europeana   Colleagues from Europe’s galleries, libraries, archives and museums – GLAMs – will hear about innovations in their sector from Wikipedia and Google at the annual Europeana conference, Open Culture 2010, in Amsterdam on the 14/15 October. Peace, Love & Metadata: a cultural collaboration with Wikipedia is the title of Liam…