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Announcing the Liberated Pixel Cup: an epic contest for gaming freedom

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We’re pleased to announce the launch of the Liberated Pixel Cup, a free-as-in-freedom game authoring competition being launched in cooperation between Creative Commons, the Free Software Foundation, and OpenGameArt! Liberated Pixel Cup example outdoor artwork / Lanea Zimmerman / CC BY-SA 3.0 Liberated Pixel Cup is a two-part competition: make a bunch of awesome free…

Plaintext versions of Creative Commons licenses and CC0

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Last Friday, we made plaintext versions of our core 3.0 (unported) licenses and CC0 available. This is something that some people have wanted for a long time. For example, Evan Prodromou made a draft of plaintext licenses a few years ago, but these never became official. But now we do have official plaintext versions. Here’s…

Sintel, 4k edition (and why it's useful)

Open Culture

A frame of Sintel by the Blender Institute / CC BY This week brings us another open movie milestone: a 4k release of Sintel! This super-high definition version (4096 x 1744 pixels) is being hosted by the fine people at xiph.org. As mentioned in the article, there will be some screenings, though you can also…

Ton Roosendaal, Sintel Producer and head of Blender Institute

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Sintel poster by Blender Institute / CC BY Ton Roosendaal is head of the Blender Institute, leader of Blender development, and producer of the recently released 3d short film Sintel, which is released as Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Sintel is the Blender Institute’s third “open movie”. Could you describe what “open movie” means to the…