Crowd sourced creativity

Casey Pugh, a co-founder of Vimeo and Boxee, wanted to make a feature-length film.  But he didn’t want to do it alone. He had become enamored by the concept of crowdsourcing, and decided to use the methodology to recreate one of his favorites, Star Wars. After cutting the movie into 15-second clips, he put a call out on his blog asking fans to pick a scene and recreate it. Contributors employed an immense variety of techniques to produce the 473 scenes: noir, stop-motion animation, Western, and even instant-message chat.

check out the full article at makeshift magazine!

Published online at http://mkshft.org/2012/09/constraints-and-crowdsourced-creativity/ September 11th 2012. The author is Carren Jao.

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