Inspired by The Gift, Lewis Hyde’s seminal work on creativity, culture, and art, McKenna’s film tells moving stories of remarkable generosity and sharing, from Alaska to Black Rock City to Seoul to New York City.
More than 1500 people attended the last edition of BccN (Barcelona Creative Commons Film Festival), celebrated in this city from June 7th to 11th. In 2010, it was the first worldwide festival for films licensed under Creative Commons, and eight years later, it is much more than that.
Canal O Cubo is a popular Brazilian platform for independent Creative Commons licensed films and the promotion of Brazilian multimedia production
It’s time to celebrate the Web We Want / CC Colombia / CC BY-SA This Friday, School of Open and Creative Commons affiliates in Colombia are throwing a celebration of the Web We Want that will highlight open licensing, copyright reform, and free culture. The event takes place as part of the Creative Commons Film … Read More “CC Colombia and School of Open celebrate the Web We Want”
During the Academy Awards a few weeks ago, we were reminded of an interesting piece of Creative Commons history: Who can tell us what the first Oscar-winning film to be shared under a CC license was? #ccfilm #oscars — creativecommons (@creativecommons) February 25, 2013 And the Oscar goes to… RT @alanthall: @creativecommons Was it “A … Read More “CC Filmmakers and Festivals Change the Rules”
A few weeks ago, CC received an interesting email from filmmaker Annie Berman. She told us about a CC-licensed documentary she’s been working on called The Faithful. The film explores issues of fandom and ritual, with Elvis Presley, Pope John Paul II, and and Princess Diana as its focal points. As Annie was working the … Read More “CC-Licensed Documentary Explores Personality Rights Issues”
Argentina Flag / quimpg / CC BY It’s taken us a few months, but we would like to introduce some new members of the CC family – our new CC Argentina affiliate team. The new Argentinian team (see their website here and their CC wikipage here), came on board late last year and is headed … Read More “A new CC team for Argentina”
Arts Engine‘s annual Media That Matters Festival — now in its 12th year — is accepting new entries for short films! In addition to being a “premier showcase for short films with big messages” Media That Matters will give filmmakers the opportunity to connect with educators, activists, and nonprofits around the globe, helping to move … Read More “12th Annual Media That Matters Festival – Call for Entries!”
by Antje Taiga Jandrig / CC BY-NC-SA When Vincent Moon and Efterklang completed “An Island” earlier this year, they launched public-private screenings of the film, encouraging the public to host free screenings under the CC BY-NC-SA license. Over the next two months, 1,200 screenings took place at various locations around the world; this Google map … Read More “1,200 screenings of CC-licensed documentary "An Island"”
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”