17 October 2009

Nasty Old People (imdb) was mentioned a few times lately for being the first Creative Commons licensed/freely redistributable feature film from Sweden. Having just watched it I don’t feel like I wasted my time. The story and characters are quirky at times, but there are a some simple, beautiful moments of humans getting along.

Links: Official site, original torrent, trailer.

14 January 2009

Al Jazeera releases broadcast quality footage under Creative Commons licenses

More on the Creative Commons blog.


1 December 2008

Change.gov embraces least restrictive Creative Commons license


5 August 2008

Free Culture Showcase to be included on Ubuntu disc images

“For the next release of Ubuntu we want to […] show off some free culture artists by putting their media on millions of Ubuntu systems around the world. […] The deadline for submissions is 4th September 2008.”


30 July 2008

Here Be Dragons: an introduction to critical thinking

Here Be Dragons: An Introduction to Critical Thinking
by volleybrian

“Here Be Dragons is a free 40 minute video introduction to critical thinking. It is suitable for general audiences and is licensed for free distribution and public display.”

The movie is said to be well suited for e.g. in school environments and can be downloaded for free in various formats or watched directly on the site in high definition or on Google Video.

24 July 2008

Deerhoof releases single as sheet music

The San Francisco indie/art/noise/whatever-rock group Deerhoof has released the following statement:

“Fresh Born” is the first single from Deerhoof’s upcoming record, Offend Maggie. Download the sheet music, make your own version, upload it to your webpage or blog, then post the link here.”


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