March 18, 2009

X–Sheep?

The things people will do to get noticed on YouTube:


2009.

You couldn't do this with cats, natch.

This is what democracy looks (and sounds like)

Just as soon as your Projectionist was growing weary while looking for the perfect example of how easy it could be to create new media without involving the conglomerates, along comes Kutiman (a/k/a Ophir Kutiel) from Israel, and his net album ThruYOU, which got over 1,000,000 hits since it dropped early March.

Lawrence Lessig (Creative Commons), the author of the book Remix, said it best:

Watch this, and you'll understand everything and more than what I try to explain in my book.


This is the kind of mashup that gives your Projectionist so much hope:


2009 Ophir Kutiel.

THAT is the kind of media making I want to do. Do YOU?

March 6, 2009

Feature Presentation: Sita Sings the Blues

It has happened: Sita has been set free. At last.

Translation: Cartoonist/animator Nina Paley's amazing feature Sita Sings the Blues"the greatest break–up story ever told," and previously in Copyright jail — is yours to own, now. Not only is it streaming online on PBS station WNET/Thirteen's website, but, even better, you can download the entire feature directly from the Internet Archive.

So what are you waiting for? Go get it!