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Movies Go Open Source With Stray Cinema Project
Posted on 8-Oct-2006 20:22 | Tags Filed under: News


Movies Go Open Source With Stray Cinema Project
The raw footage from a film shot in London has been made available for the public to download from the Stray Cinema website. The idea is to provide people with the opportunity to create their own version of the film, following the guidelines set by the Open Source movement found in software development and licensing.

New Zealand-based Project Coordinator Michelle Hughes says “traditionally films are created by a tight network working towards a singular vision, and the footage is only released when its owners can control how it is interpreted. We want to give everyone the opportunity to have a say over what story is told with this footage. We accept that other people may make a better cut of the film than we do”.

To participate, people must edit a one-two minute version of the film they wish to make from the available footage. Participants are then invited to post this manipulated footage back onto the Stray Cinema website, to be judged by their online community.

The top five films will be screened alongside the original film cut, at the Stray Cinema screening in London. The screening will be held six months from the day there are 30 film submissions on the website.

“Not only are we are encouraging participants to remix one source of footage, but it is a complete journey. The process began when we released our footage online. Participants then modify the footage, submit their own version on our website, and finally the chosen five are navigated from the online digital world, into the ‘real world’ with our London screening.” she says.

“The London screening will also involve VJ's mixing raw footage from our film to live music. We aim to have interesting ways in which our online community can also be involved, such as footage from the event being web cast live onto straycinema.com, along with music, live chat and blogging.”

Stray Cinema will be an ongoing annual event. Each year the screening will be in the country the footage originates from.



More information: http://www.straycinema.com...




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