PLATFORMA VIDEO9 continues a series of roundtable discussions in imminent topics related to the audiovisual culture, such as networking and promotion of audiovisual works and ethnographic documentary. The festival invites audiovisual professionals, representatives of audiovisual institutions and film festivals as well as academics to unite their voices and to constructively discuss, in an effort to put on the map the contemporary audiovisual culture and the pivotal issues of the audiovisual sector.
New Ideas Remix
A. Creative Commons Lisence 3.0 Greece & audiovisual works
Presenter: Marinos Papadopoulos - Creative Commons GR
This seminar focuses on Creative Commons Licences and their distribution to creators in Greece, as well as their use in order to distribute audiovisual works either directly from the creator or the eligible person or even through digital depository of udiovisual works. Questions to be answered are what are Creative Commons Licenses, how are they applied and what is the role and action of the Greek department, through references to examples of initiatives of audiovisual works using Creative Commons licences. Screenings of “A Shared Culture” by Jesse Dylan and “Elephants dream” by Orange Open Movie Project-Amsterdam will follow the seminar.
Presenter – Coordinator: Manolis Polichronidis
TEDxAthens seeks to highlight innovative ideas and experiences from inspirational speakers, developing the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) philosophy at a regional level, firmly supporting that the idea is the most powerful agent worldwide. The main interest focuses on the conditions and terms which restrict and facilitate human creativity. Screenings of "Laws kills creativity" by Larry Lessing and "Open source Learning" by Baraniuk will follow the seminar.
Ethnographic Documentary and its relation to the Academic and Cinematographic reality
Konstantinos Aivaliotis & Nikos Sfakianakis
The aim of this meeting is to introduce to the participants the history and practices of Ethnographic Cinematography as well as the changes that have been made these last years. The seminar will initiate with a short historical retrospect regarding the term Ethnographic film, the efforts to define the term and its relation to Documentary. It will then highlight the importance of academic programs focusing exclusively on this particular cinematographic genre, the contribution of new technology that granted access to audiovisual means in even more people and finally the more and more frequent use of the term in the context of cinematographic and festival’s reality.