DIY Media and Collaboration KCB201 Virtual Cultures Barry Saunders [email_address]
Long history of DIY <ul><li>Media </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Electronics </li></ul><ul><li>Film </li></ul>
Zines and pamphlets
Punk and folk
Community radio and TV
Indymedia
Blogging
Electronics
Open source software
Blender
Citizen journalism <ul><li>Youdecide2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-format citizen journalism project </li></ul><ul><li>Hyper...
Youdecide2007 YouDecide2007 Video interview http://www.youdecide2007.org/content/view/377/101/
Livejournal and fanfic
webcomics
Current TV
Current TV Sony Ad http://current.com/items/76314302_sony_v_cam_transformation
Swarm of Angels
Archive.org
machinima Red Vs Blue http://rvb.roosterteeth.com/archive/
Ask a ninja Killacon http://askaninja.com/classickillacon?video=flash
Sky Captain <ul><li>Trailer created at home with homemade bluescreen and Macintosh Iici </li></ul><ul><li>Used to generate...
Flickr
Flickr - HDR http://www.flickr.com/groups/hdr/
Johnathon Coulton Still Alive http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWUcVj31QaM
1000 true fans <ul><li>Idea that 1000 fans are sufficient to have a successful (as in, sustainable) career  </li></ul><ul>...
Nine Inch Nails <ul><li>Encouraged piracy of his album when he found out the price in Australia </li></ul><ul><li>No longe...
DIY <ul><li>Long history </li></ul><ul><li>More popular in economy with lowered costs of entry </li></ul><ul><li>Pathway t...
Links from slides <ul><li>http://zinebook.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.zinegeek.com/?page_id=127   </li></ul><ul><li>h...
links <ul><li>http://www.us.debian.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ubuntu.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.blender.org/...
<ul><li>http://rvb.roosterteeth.com/home.php </li></ul><ul><li>http://askaninja.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.skycaptai...
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KCB201 Week 7 Lecture (Barry Saunders): DIY Media and Collaboration

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Week 7 lecture slides by Barry Saunders for KCB201 Virtual Cultures in the Creative Industries Faculty at Queensland University of Technology, semester 1/2008.

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KCB201 Week 7 Lecture (Barry Saunders): DIY Media and Collaboration

  1. 1. DIY Media and Collaboration KCB201 Virtual Cultures Barry Saunders [email_address]
  2. 2. Long history of DIY <ul><li>Media </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Electronics </li></ul><ul><li>Film </li></ul>
  3. 3. Zines and pamphlets
  4. 4. Punk and folk
  5. 5. Community radio and TV
  6. 6. Indymedia
  7. 7. Blogging
  8. 8. Electronics
  9. 9. Open source software
  10. 10. Blender
  11. 11. Citizen journalism <ul><li>Youdecide2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-format citizen journalism project </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperlocal </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone could join and participate </li></ul>
  12. 12. Youdecide2007 YouDecide2007 Video interview http://www.youdecide2007.org/content/view/377/101/
  13. 13. Livejournal and fanfic
  14. 14. webcomics
  15. 15. Current TV
  16. 16. Current TV Sony Ad http://current.com/items/76314302_sony_v_cam_transformation
  17. 17. Swarm of Angels
  18. 18. Archive.org
  19. 19. machinima Red Vs Blue http://rvb.roosterteeth.com/archive/
  20. 20. Ask a ninja Killacon http://askaninja.com/classickillacon?video=flash
  21. 21. Sky Captain <ul><li>Trailer created at home with homemade bluescreen and Macintosh Iici </li></ul><ul><li>Used to generate interest in film financing </li></ul>
  22. 22. Flickr
  23. 23. Flickr - HDR http://www.flickr.com/groups/hdr/
  24. 24. Johnathon Coulton Still Alive http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWUcVj31QaM
  25. 25. 1000 true fans <ul><li>Idea that 1000 fans are sufficient to have a successful (as in, sustainable) career </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced entry and development costs </li></ul><ul><li>Johnathon Coulton is an example of this </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. kk .org/thetechnium/archives/2008/03/1000_true_fans. php </li></ul>
  26. 26. Nine Inch Nails <ul><li>Encouraged piracy of his album when he found out the price in Australia </li></ul><ul><li>No longer on label </li></ul><ul><li>Made album at home studio in 10 weeks </li></ul><ul><li>sold online for $5 - $300 </li></ul><ul><li>Made $1.6 million in first week. </li></ul>
  27. 27. DIY <ul><li>Long history </li></ul><ul><li>More popular in economy with lowered costs of entry </li></ul><ul><li>Pathway to professional work </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy for established professionals to lower costs, reach audiences in a different way </li></ul>
  28. 28. Links from slides <ul><li>http://zinebook.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.zinegeek.com/?page_id=127 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.4zzzfm.org.au </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.31.com.au/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nirs.org.au/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://indymedia.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://boingboing.net </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.popularmechanics.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.makezine.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.chumby.com/ </li></ul>
  29. 29. links <ul><li>http://www.us.debian.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ubuntu.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.blender.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://youdecide2007.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://livejournal.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://pvponline.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://dieselsweeties.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://current.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://aswarmofangels.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://archive.org </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>http://rvb.roosterteeth.com/home.php </li></ul><ul><li>http://askaninja.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.skycaptain.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://flickr.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/groups/hdr/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.jonathancoulton.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWUcVj31QaM </li></ul><ul><li>http://ghosts.nin.com/ </li></ul>

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