Suddhasatya Ghosh

Where Farmers Fear

BY SUDDHASATYA GHOSH. KOLKATA, INDIA (CINEMA MINIMA) — Vidarbha is a region in the state of Maharastra in India. Poor India, that is Bharat resides here for too long. This belt, which have mountain, river, plateau and plain, is consisted of mostly tribal peoples like Gonds and Korkus. Population distribution has been according to the […]

Remixed Movies at the Open Video Conference

BY MARTIN LEDUC. TORONTO, CANADA (CINEMA MINIMA) — I got to help collect some of the videos that were playing throughout the Open Video Conference.  The conference took place on June 19-20, 2009.  It brought together an impressive collection of professional stakeholders involved with online video. Their aim was to bring video technology up to […]

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Open Video Alliance call for submissions and proposals

BY MARTIN LEDUC. TORONTO, CANADA (CINEMA MINIMA)  — The Yale Law School and its partners in the Open Video Alliance are seeking to bring together about 400 participants for a conference in New York.  The organizers hope to bring online video up to the standards of accessibility and decentralization that we’ve reached with other forms […]

CopyCamp copyright conference in Toronto 2008 April 29-30

BY MARTIN LEDUC. TORONTO, ONTARIO CANADA (CINEMA MINIMA) — The second session of CopyCamp will take place 2008 April 29 – 30 in Toronto. The conference treats art, copyright, and the Internet. It follows an “unconference” model in which activities would be organized by all participants online via wiki, or spontaneously at the event. The […]