To create derivative works from texts, photographs or films is not uncommon but if we apply this to an event, such a film festival, it may sounds odd. About three years ago, Barcelona city had its first Barcelona Creative Commons Film Festival (BccN) under an Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license.

¡Copia este festival! (Copy this festival!) is their motto. The festival encoruages other cities to create derivate festivals. They provide content, selection of movies in HD, recordings of panel discussions, festival’s graphic image… and the local organizations create their own event from it.

Derivate festivals have being held in Spanish cities (Porcuna and Madrid) and beyond: Buenos Aires (Argentina) or Helsinki (Finland), to name just a few.

There is a new CC Film Festival announced for this summer, in the week from August 30th to September 8th. Based in Stockholm (Sweeden), the Nordic Creative Commons Film Festival…

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gender & communication expert, researcher, networker, activist.
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