[NetBehaviour] Fwd: Fwd: open source film event

Richard Wright futurenatural at blueyonder.co.uk
Tue Jun 7 23:45:49 CEST 2011

"...ideally these would be short documentary films but we will  
consider appropriate films from other genres."

I've come across this sort of thing before. It doesn't sound like  
it's for thematic reasons. I wonder what the assumed affinity is  
between the documentary form and open source media?


> From: Steph Fletcher <steph.fletcher at folly.co.uk>
> Date: 7 June 2011 11:39:28 BDT
> To: Michael Szpakowski <szpako at yahoo.com>,  
> netbehaviour at netbehaviour.org
> Subject: [NetBehaviour] Fwd: Fwd: open source film event
> Reply-To: NetBehaviour for networked distributed creativity  
> <netbehaviour at netbehaviour.org>
> From: "L Alexander" <lcauk at yahoo.com>
> To: enquiries at folly.co.uk
> Sent: Friday, June 3, 2011 10:23:07 AM
> Subject: open source film event
> Hello Folly
> I'm a filmmaker who makes open source films for Access Space  
> Digitial Media in Sheffield.
> Access Space Sheffield (UK) is an open source digital media lab,  
> urgently looking for Open Source films to be shown at a free fringe  
> event as a part of Sheffield Doc/Fest (8th-12th June). On Friday  
> 9th June, Access Space is putting on an afternoon of Open Source  
> films where we want to showcase the range of filmakers from around  
> the world who are working within an open source ethos or using any  
> Open Source software such as Cinelerra or Kino or even animation  
> software such as Blender.
> We would like to see films of around 5 to 15 minutes in length and  
> ideally these would be short documentary films but we will consider  
> appropriate films from other genres. We would like filmmakers to  
> send 50-200 words background about themselves, the film and their  
> use of Open Source as we would like to be able to present the films  
> and give the audience a bit of info at the viewing. Filmmakers  
> would also be more than welcome to attend if they wish and give a  
> short presentation to their films.
> As the 9th of June is next week (!) we obviously would like to see  
> films ASAP. Please could applicants forward online links (e.g.  
> vimeo/youtube/dropbox) to this email address.
> Please forward this on to any open source video mailing lists or  
> filmmakers you know.
> Kind regards
> Laurence Alexander,
> Digital Arts Programme Volunteer,
> ACCESS SPACE, 3-7  Sidney St, Sheffield, S1 4RG, UK
> t: +44 (0) 114 249 5522   w: www.access-space.org
> Events mailing list: http://tinyurl.com/2wpe7ts
> Facebook Group: http://tinyurl.com/37j7gh4
> Twitter: http://twitter.com/accessspace
> Reg. Charity 1103837
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