Vx:meeting in Amsterdam

, par denis

Vx:meeting in Amsterdam 18, 19, 20th Jan 2008


VX:mission will look at how distribution of Social Justice Video is
happening using Free and Open Source technology. It is a chance to find
out about existing distribution projects, get feedback for your own
projects or ideas, find collaborators and scheme about how best to
distribute your video. This is event is associated with the transmission
network. For more info check the Transmission Vx:mission page :

This will happen with 3 days of events. A Show with films, info and
discussion on Friday 18th Jan, A day of Geek central hacklab work on the
19th, and a day of public workshops on Sunday 20th Jan. The kinds of
things we’ll discuss and work on are...

* Open source Video Content Management and transcoding systems
* Translations and Subtitling tools
* Help files and Documentation to help people get involved
* Video Distribution Strategy

This gathering is planned in a association with FlossManuals .net and
clearerchannel.org. It has a focus on how we can better document
projects and user orientated help.
The Amsterdam meeting coincides with the Video Vortex Conference :

Don’t help the hoarders ! Information wants to be FREE !

How to get involved

The best way to get involved it to sign up for the event discussion
email list here http://lists.transmission.cc/listinfo/vxmission-discuss
Introduce yourself and say what part of the programme you are interested in. There are workshops that you can attend if you think you’ve got something to learn to teach. Read on for detail. We also have a 200
capacity venue for our Film and Presentation night. So bring all your
friends to that.

If you want to book a place on a workshop or if you have any questions
about transport, accommodation etc, please email mickfuzz at rocketmail.com


Location :

cameleon theatre
3E Kostverlorenkade 35D
1054 TS Amsterdam

VX:mission :

A night of films and ideas from the world of radical social justice
video. VX:mission is a working gathering of video activist and open
software technology hackers. We are working together to increase the
noise of social justice video on the internet and the digital pirate
airwaves. Join us on this night as we bring you videos, news from the
digital underground and a plan to save us from the corporate digital
vaccuum cleaners like YouTube.

- Introductory short Indymedia films
and summary of Imc-Video situation.
- Demo of Plumi http://www.engagemedia.org <http://www.engagemedia.org/> 10 mins
and films from EngageMedia
- Demo of http://ifiwatch.tv <http://ifiwatch.tv/> and film’s introduced
by Ifiwatch.tv’s Zoe Young
- Demo of and Video docs on Floss Manuals and Films from Clearerchannel.org
- Demo of VisionTV custom Miro player- 10 mins
and VisononTV films
- Show in a Box, the Wordpress video blog and films
- UK Indymedia films and video activist collective Reel2Real

Local collectives are invited to add to the programme please get in touch
mickfuzz @ rocketmail.com


Location : Flossmanuals studio
3E Kostverlorenkade 35D
1054 TS Amsterdam

- Show in a Box 60 mins
- Flossmanuals 60 mins
- Metadata implementation 90 mins
- Plumi / Engage media implementation 90 mins
- Drupal implementation 60 mins
- Giss.tv streaming 60 mins
- Subtitles project - DotSub presentation 60 mins

These hacklab sessions are in a very restricted space. There is only
room for 10 people. We imagine these will be invited by the people
giving the workshops. However if you want to attend please introduce
yourself of the vx-mailing list.


Please register for these workshops - email mickfuzz @ rocketmail.com

Location :
Ruysdaelstraat 77 t/m 89 - http://squat.net/ruysdael

- Collaborative Social Justice Web 2 DVD project - 60 mins
- Subtitle Website for Social Justice films - 60 mins
- Screening Database and online distribution - 60 mins
- Customising Miro Player and distributing it. - 60 mins
- Imc-video development and direction - 90 mins


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