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An Island: CC-Licensed Film, Public-Private Screenings Announced

Music and film lovers take note – An Island, a beautiful new film by Vincent Moon featuring Danish band Efterklang, is very quickly nearing public release. A new teaser for the film was released today along with an announcement describing the “Private-Public Screenings” of the film: Efterklang and Vincent Moon welcome all our listeners and … Read More “An Island: CC-Licensed Film, Public-Private Screenings Announced”


Our fall campaign is in full swing and superheroes are giving at all levels – as such, it’s a great time to shine the spotlight on some of our most significant donors. Lulu, the fantastic open publishing platform, is one such organization. Beyond offering creators of all types the means to publish their own work, … Read More “Lulu”


SoundCloud has long been a preeminent destination for creators looking to share and distribute music and audio online. From the beginning SoundCloud has supported CC-licensing options – today they launched a slew of new features that bolster this integration broadly, with a particular impact on those looking for CC-licensed music. Advanced search options, a CC … Read More “SoundCloud”

Aviary Launches New Music Creator

Yesterday Aviary released a brand new music creation tool, codenamed Roc. Roc employs a straight-forward grid-based interface that enables Aviary users of all musical backgrounds to create compositions easily. Most exciting to the CC community is that the instrument library accompanying Rock is released under a CC Attribution license: Best of all, completed music made … Read More “Aviary Launches New Music Creator”

CC Salon Beirut: Recap

Two weeks ago the first CC Salon Beirut took place, convening a number of fantastic groups and speakers from the surrounding region. CC Arab World Media and Development Manager Donatella Della Ratta was on hand and recapped the event on her blog. While the Salon yielded numerous exciting announcements and presentations, two were particularly inspiring. … Read More “CC Salon Beirut: Recap”