Posts Tagged ‘film’

Green Porno

October 18, 2008

Isabella Rossellini‘s bizarre and hilarious look at sex in the natural world as she explores the mating habits of animals.

You can find more green pornos on the sundance channel.

Two cities united

October 15, 2008

American girl with LED sweatshirt arrested

September 24, 2008

One year ago, a 19-year-old MIT engineering student named Star Simpson got dressed to go pick up a friend at Boston’s Logan airport. She pulled a hoodie out of her closet, a wearable tech design she’d made with a light-up LED-circuit on the chest. In her hand was a small pink rose she’d crafted from hardened clay, a gift for her friend.

A few hours later at the airport, after an airport employee mistook her sweatshirt for a bomb and the rose for an explosive implement, Star found herself surrounded by 40 armed police who believed she was a suicide bomber. She was arrested for “possessing a hoax device,” and an unprecedented media frenzy ensued.

Source: BoingBoing.tv

Michael Moore: “Slacker Uprising” free on the net

September 23, 2008

You can download Michael Moore‘s new film Slacker Uprising on the internet. He decided to publish the film exclusively on the internet.

You can download it with bittorrent on mininova.org or thepiratebay.org

Source: Netzpolitik.org

Open source movie: The Last Drug

August 31, 2008

We will release The Last Drug under a Creative Commons BY License, making it the first free HD feature film. All footage, project files, sounds and special effects will be available for those of you that are eager to get hands on experience on the first Open Source feature film project ever or for those that are able to turn it into something different. We don’t ask for license fees and you are free to use it for commercial purposes. This Open Source approach worked for us with our first film, so we decided to stick to it.

Three backpackers cross South America searching for one of the world´s most powerful drugs. The self-experiment turns into a race against insanity, in a world, where the mind transcends the senses.

An Open Source feature film that takes you to and beyond the edge of the world. Genre: Mystery / Sci-Fi / Cyberpunk, approximate time: ca. 80 min.

More about the film…

then you win

July 23, 2008

“then you win” is an initiative aiming to release a series of documentaries that focus on international development issues under a spectrum of CC licenses. The documentaries are produced by Loin de l’Œil, a voluntary association in France, and will be released under Yooook, an open content platform project under development run by Camille Harang. You can read more about the project here.

Here you can find the documentaries.

Source: CreativeCommons.org

1984 from the year 1954

July 8, 2008

On google videos you can find a film adaption of 1984 from the year 1954.

Insecurity

June 25, 2008

Insecurity is “an Australian-made independently-funded feature film” with a ‘hacker’ plot line at its core. As “everyone involved in [Insecurity's] creation are, to one degree or another, involved in the IT industry or some other nerd subculture”, the film aims to be as technically accurate as possible. Released under a CC BY-NC-ND licence, you can stream the film live or download it for free here.

Source: CreativeCommons.org

Big Buck Bunny

June 2, 2008

The people who saw Elephants Dream know what Open Source Movies are.

If you don’t know… It’s about producing films using open source/free software tools (like blender) and releasing the films in such a license that everybody can watch it without having to pay.

Now a new 9 minute movie is being finished by the Blender Foundation. It is called Big Buck Bunny.
You can either watch it here over youtube or download a higher quality version on their website.

The film is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license.
This means:

You are free:

  • to Remix — to adapt the work

Under the following conditions:

  • Attribution. You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).

    Attribute this work:

  • For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work. The best way to do this is with a link to this web page.
  • Any of the above conditions can be waived if you get permission from the copyright holder.
  • Nothing in this license impairs or restricts the author’s moral rights.

Source: Netzpolitik.org

Nazis on the moon

May 14, 2008

The creators of Star Wreck are making a new film called Iron Sky. Why this is good news? The producers are a group of Finnish techies who distributed Star Wreck for free over the internet.

While this is great, it is getting better. The new film will be released under a Creative Commons license which ensures everybody can watch the film for free.

Source: netzpolitik.org


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