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by Andrew April 29, 2010
iCommons Documents Free Culture Summit on Plumi by Andrew — last modified April 29, 2010
iCommons, the international network of free culture projects initiated by the Creative Commons project has employed Plumi, the video sharing platform produced by Engagemedia, to document video of the 2008 iSummit conference in Sapporo, Japan.
Pixelate or Perish - Networking Developers and Video Activists at Transmission Asia-Pacific by Andrew — last modified January 09, 2019
Independent, grassroots online initiatives find themselves in a strange place these days. As the first wave of online projects like Indymedia wane in the face of the 'web 2.0' “mallification” and “net-sploitation” it can often feel as though the days activists, at least those closely linked to social movements, took a cutting edge role in shaping the web are far gone.
Building the Climate Movement Online by Andrew — last modified April 29, 2010
The Australian based organisation, the Change Agency, recently released a very interesting report looking at the use of online organising and communication in the Climate Change movement. EngageMedia's work at the recent Climate Camp also features in the report.
Message in-a-box: Tools and tactics for communicating your cause by Andrew — last modified April 29, 2010
Message in-a-box is a set of strategic guides to using communications tools for social change, together with a suite of open source tools to get you making your own media.
EngageMedia Featured Miro Channel This Week by Andrew — last modified April 29, 2010
EngageMedia is a featured channel on the Miro Channel Guide this week, giving us a big hand in boosting the audience of videos on the EngageMedia.org site.
EngageMedia Video Distribution Workshop (Jakarta) by Andrew — last modified April 29, 2010
EngageMedia is hosting another free workshop on video distribution, this time in Jakarta, Indonesia. The 2-day workshop from 23-24 May 2009 will explore how producers of critical films around the world are distributing their videos both online and offline.
EngageMedia is Hiring! (Technical Coordinator) by Andrew — last modified April 29, 2010
EngageMedia is looking for a Technical Projects Coordinator to join our team. Please see the details below for more information.
EngageMedia at the Open Video Conference by Andrew — last modified April 29, 2010
EngageMedia was in attendance at the Open Video Conference in New York city on June 19-21.
Plone Video Sprint - Budapest by Andrew — last modified April 29, 2010
EngageMedia is pleased to announce a Plone Video sprint at this years Plone Conference in Budapest, Hungary. The 4 day sprint will be an opportunity for developers to collaborate on open video technologies around the Plone CMS. The sprint will take place from 31st October 2009 to 3rd November 2009, directly after the conference. ++ Accommodation and travel subsidies are going fast, please contact us ASAP if you want to come to the conference ++
Tuvalu makes a Stand at Climate Talks by Andrew — last modified April 29, 2010
The UN climate summit in Copenhagen came to a temporary halt on December 9 as the small Pacific Island nation of Tuvalu demanded commitment to a legally-binding agreement while industrialised nations refused to express an opinion.
EngageMedia is Hiring: Finance/Admin Coordinator by Andrew — last modified April 29, 2010
EngageMedia is looking for an experienced Finance and Administration Coordinator to join our team in Melbourne. The Finance and Administration Coordinator ensures the financial and administrative integrity of EngageMedia, enhancing its everyday operations to increase the impact of our social change work.
Plumi 3 Beta2 Released by Andrew — last modified April 29, 2010
Plumi is the free software video sharing platform that runs EngageMedia and several other sites. It allows you to set up your own video sharing site and community. We have just released a new version.
Indonesian Video Archive Camp – Looking for Ploneistas by Andrew — last modified April 29, 2010
From April 15-17 2010 EngageMedia will be hosting a Plone based Video Archive Camp in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, in collaboration with the Indonesian Visual Art Archive. We are looking for some additional volunteers who are familiar with Plone.
Yogyakarta Video Archives Camp by Andrew — last modified April 29, 2010
EngageMedia and partners the Indonesian Visual Art Archive with be hosting an "Archive Camp" in Yogyakarta, Indonesia this April 14-17. The camp will continue EngageMedia’s work of setting up a series of Plumi based offline video archives, as well as developing new strategies and tactics for digital video distribution.
EngageMedia Upgrade Completed by Andrew — last modified April 30, 2010
Welcome to the new look EngageMedia site, a significant improvement to our online services. The site is now using the new Plumi version 3 system and, as you can see, has an updated design. As part of the transition, every video on the site is being updated and this is taking some time to complete. It is therefore possible that a few videos will not be ready for viewing. The system is working through them all so if you come back later, the video should be ready to play. We hope that you enjoy EngageMedia's updated design and the new & improved functions the site provides.
At the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2010 by Andrew — last modified May 14, 2010
Eclectic is the word that jumped to mind as I reflected on the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit in Santiago, Chile. The event, from May 6-7, brought together a broad array of people and approaches to citizen media.
Plumi 3.0 Released by Andrew — last modified May 20, 2010
EngageMedia and Unweb are pleased to announce the release of Plumi 3.0. Plumi 3.0 is a major new release of the video sharing platform that is built on the Plone open source content management system.
Yerry gets the show bags ready by Andrew — last modified January 11, 2011
Camp Sambel gets ready by Andrew — last modified June 15, 2010
EngageMedia is gearing up for Camp Sambel this week. Camp Sambel is a gather of more than 40 video activists from indonesia, East Timor, Malaysia and Australia. The camp is based on an open methodology with participants as peers running the workshops among one another.
Open Sauce Sambel by Andrew — last modified January 11, 2011
Link to original image - http://www.flickr.com/photos/vitarlenology/4721258496/sizes/l/
Nusantara Video Activists Meet in East Java by Andrew — last modified July 01, 2016
EngageMedia conducted a video distribution camp for 43 video activists from June 16th to 20th, 2010. Participants came from all over Indonesia, as well as Malaysia and East Timor.
Jagongan Media Rakyat - People's Media Yogyakarta by Andrew — last modified August 03, 2010
From July 22-25 Combine Resource Institution held Jagongang Media Rakyat 2010 (The People's Media Festival) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The festival brought together dozens of progressive media organisations, primarily from Java, to present and discuss people orientated approaches to media production and distribution.
Entrance by Andrew — last modified January 11, 2011
The mobile media van by Andrew — last modified January 11, 2011
Entrance by Andrew — last modified January 11, 2011
Old School Cinema by Andrew — last modified January 11, 2011
EngageMedia Workshop Banner by Andrew — last modified January 11, 2011
EngageMedia workshop with Somat from Air Putih by Andrew — last modified January 11, 2011
The kids get into it by Andrew — last modified January 11, 2011
Tattooing at the festival by Andrew — last modified January 11, 2011
Tattoos under banners by Andrew — last modified January 11, 2011
EngageMedia August Newsletter by Andrew — last modified August 10, 2010
You can check out the latest EngageMedia monthly newsletter at the link below.
EngageMedia.org Upgraded by Andrew — last modified August 26, 2010
EngageMedia.org has upgraded to the latest release of Plumi video sharing system, version 3.1. The upgrade brings a number of additional features and fixes, most importantly improvements to our "Callout" feature, better "transcoding" of videos and fixes to the Indonesian translation of the site. A full list of improvements in describe in the post.
EngageMedia at Open Video by Andrew — last modified August 26, 2010
EngageMedia are headed to New York in late September for the Open Video Conference and Open Subtitles Design Summit. Both events will bring together key players in their respective fields, with EngageMedia presenting in a range of sessions.
Bersih 2.0 - the Arab Spring heads East? by Andrew — last modified July 10, 2011
Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in Kuala Lumpur July 9 for free and fair elections and an end to endemic corruption. The protest was met was extensive use of force by the Police. Embedded here is a selection of videos about the demonstration and background to the campaign.
Videos Reveal Extent of Latest Indonesia Army Rampage In West Papua by Alexandra Crosby — last modified June 15, 2012
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