Renew Media commissions 5 Anniversary films for you to remix!

1st May 2007. Renew Media commissioned five filmmakers to make short films on the theme of creativity, innovation and freedom of speech to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Media Arts Fellowships. The filmmakers are Jem Cohen, Luciano Larobina, Valerie Soe, James Spooner and Caspar Stracke.

The films have been created with a creative commons license (Attribution - NonCommercial - ShareAlike)  to encourage mashups and sharing.

Renew Media has partnered with Eyespot  for this project. Eyespot allows users to post video online, find footage from other artists and individuals, edit the footage into new creative works and share these works with the public. Renew Media has posted the 5 short films to Eyespot, where other artists can take samples, combine new video footage and music and create new works. All works created will acknowledge the original artists work, and will also be available for further mash-up and viral sharing.

Become part of the anniversary celebrations by creating an account with, so you can log in and make a remix/mashup of the films online.   You can also download the films to your computer.  Remember to let us know when you've created your remix, so we can link to it! 

A panel of Fellows will select the top 5 remixes as winners, which will be showcased during other Renew Media Anniversary activities throughout the year, as well as on Eyespot.


Free by Jem Cohen



Metro-Nomo by Luciano Larobina



Art/Film/Revolution by Valerie Soe



White lies/black sheep by James Spooner



Process by Caspar Stracke



Full version of the film can be downloaded from Internet Archive:

You can also login to edit online. 



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