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Re: The Face of Fedora Video Campaign

On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 3:19 PM, Máirí­n Duffy <duffy fedoraproject org> wrote:
> Jack Aboutboul wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> A number of times already we have discussed the development of a video
>> series highlighting the members of our community.  The idea was suggested
>> multiple times by multiple different people, each one with their own twist.
>>  Now that the release is done, and FUDCon is coming up, I think we should
>> discuss this in earnest.
> I just wanted to point out that I have a lot of raw videos from the last
> Boston FUDcon, and just a small selection of them were used in the video I
> already produced in pitivi:
> http://mihmo.livejournal.com/57168.html
> I did solicit folks to send in their own video clips for a second video, but
> I didn't receive any... :(
>> 1. Concept: We have had 3-4 different suggestions on how this should be
>> framed and maybe its time to solidify the idea. What do we end up naming it?
>> Do we want to professionally produce it, or have user submitted videos?
>>  Will we follow a general guideline for such videos or will it be freeform?
>>  This will help people who end up shooting/editing/aggregating video have a
>> clear definition of what needs to be filmed and how it needs to be edited.
> I think one of the points of filming a video like this and getting a
> cross-section of Fedora users and developers on camera is to show people
> from all around the world and all different parts of the community. Some of
> the feedback I got on the video linked above was, "Oh wow, I had no idea
> <irc nick> was that person or how they looked before!" I think it's cool to
> introduce people to each other this way and it would be quite difficult to
> do this without accepting user-submitted video contributions. I think maybe
> if we try to advertise that we are accepting user-contributed videos, we
> should include a tutorial with cheese and maybe a guide or link to a guide
> that talks about which webcams work with Fedora and other ways of getting
> your homemade videos submitted.

I can do this, I'd be happy to create a screencast on how to use
cheese.  I've not tested it in F10 anyway, so it needs another look.



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