EngageMedia September Update

by Alexandra Crosby September 04, 2010
All our news from September + video highlights

RECENTLY...

Makassar Tour

From August 26 to August 31, EngageMedia toured to the city of Makassar, on the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia, with a series of workshops as well as a film screenings. The tour aimed to improve the video distribution and promotion skills of local activists and independent film makers. As the tour was held during Ramadhan, which is an important time for many Indonesians, EngageMedia staff and participants designed workshops that would work well during the fasting schedule ... more

 

EngageMedia Site Upgrade

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 ... more

UPCOMING...

EngageMedia at Open Video

An EngageMedia team is 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 ... more

EngageMedia Open Strategy Workspace

We're opening up our strategic planning to you! If you've had an interest in our organisation, or perhaps you've participated in one of our workshops and events and would like to contribute to how we evolve, join us in our "Open Strategy Workspace"... more

EM experiments with Burnstation

EngageMedia is designing a new Burnstation system. The system will allow users to create DVDs of video content from Plumi sites for offline distribution. We have started building a prototype to test the concept ... more

EVENTS...

Creative Commons Roadshow, Australia

Creative Commons Australia, a close associate of EngageMedia, invites you to their national conference 2.0. In the past Creative Commons Australia has held national conferences in Brisbane, where they are headquartered. This year they are taking ccAustralia to a city near you! EngageMedia's Andrew Garton spoke at the Melbourne event... more

 

 

Ilmu Festival in Jakarta

ILMU is a two day hip hop and electronic music festival bringing together some of Australia and Indonesia's finest music communities to be held September 18-21. ILMU has invited four established Australian artists (Urthboy, Ozi Batla, Elgusto & Luke Dubs) from hip hop label Elefant Traks to collaborate with the Indonesian hip hop community, including EngageMedia's Nova Ruth ... more

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS



Groundwater Up
Tarini Manchanda's deliberations on the water supply in Delhi started when she was a little girl. In Groundwater Up she explores the complex causes of Delhi's current water crisis, and some possible solutions.


What are we doing here? T4RA Workshop @ SEL 49
Short video of EngageMedia's T4RA Climate Workshop in Jakarta. Participants included representatives from Javin, Greenpeace, Jatam, Air Putih, ProFauna and Forum Lenteng.


ADIDAS: Stop Wearing Us Out!
Suparjo made Adidas shoes for 8 years before losing his job for his participation in a union strike asking for better wages. Here he tells the story of why he has decided to take a stand.