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Rip! A Remix Manifesto (iNdie Film)

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Ever wonder what copyright is like for consumers and business alike? Here is a film that focuses on the good and bad of the Laws designed to protect artists, but can in fact harm them, thanks to the large businesses that manipulate them to benefit their pockets.

Rip! A Remix Manifesto Synopsis
Filmmaker Brett Gaylor explores issues of copyright in the information age, mashing up the media landscape of the 20th century and shattering the wall between users and producers. The film’s central protagonist is Girl Talk, a mash-up musician topping the charts with his sample-based songs. But is Girl Talk a paragon of people power or the Pied Piper of piracy?

The film’s central protagonist is Girl Talk, a mash-up musician topping the charts with his sample-based songs. But is Girl Talk a paragon of people power or the Pied Piper of piracy? Creative Commons founder, Lawrence Lessig, Brazil’s Minister of Culture Gilberto Gil and pop culture critic Cory Doctorow are also along for the ride.

 

 

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