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CC Filmmakers and Festivals Change the Rules


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…

Nina Paley

Open Culture

Nina Paley’s Sita Sings The Blues, released online a little over two months ago, has been generating great press and even greater viewership, closing in on 70,000 downloads at alone. For the non-inundated, there is great background information on the film at Paley’s website. We recently had the opportunity to talk with Paley about…

Nina Paley's "Sita Sings the Blues" Out Under Attribution-ShareAlike

Open Culture

Talented animator, writer and producer Nina Paley has freely released her animated film, Sita Sings the Blues under our copyleft license, Attribution-ShareAlike. Copies of Paley’s feature length film are available on, LegalTorrents, and various other sites in many different formats. Nina explains her decision to her audience on the film’s site: Dear Audience, I…