[Imc-uk-process] Re: PROPOSAL Cinema, screening and distribution static page
deano at aktivix.org
deano at aktivix.org
Mon Feb 13 08:08:09 PST 2006
Yes the cinema page was pretty much wasted, ultimately regularly out of date and
unused by most collectives.
Quoting Ben <ben at riseup.net>:
>>> Been meaning to do this for ages but the arguments generated over the
>>> radio page put me off.
>>> The cinema projects page
>>> is in need of updating. The videos listed for sale are sold out and
>>> don't include recent videos and the events listed are also out of date,
>>> not including the regular london indymedia screenings at Inn on the
>>> green for example and wrong day for rampart etc
>>> I have created a new page which I propose replaces the old one.
>>> The new page contains lots of information previously found on the video
>>> projects static page. If the screening page is adopted then I further
>>> propose to remove the duplicate information from the video static page.
>>> The new page should IMHO be used only to list regular screenings and
>>> venues rather than attempt to provide information about up-and-coming
>>> events as this has never worked in the past and usually just means an
>>> out-of-date page. Instead, the screenings page lists the long term
>>> regular venues and dates and point people to places to find information
>>> about local screenings.
>>> Regional groups organising regular screenings are encouraged to provide
>>> information for the page.
>>> The page also contains links to info about organising your own
>>> screenings and also info on where to get videos from. It is this
>>> information that I have taken from the video static page.
>>> Finally I propose changing the banner Icon for the page to something
>>> with the word screening as it sound's more grassroots and do'able than
>>> cinema and might encourage more people to organise film nights. It also
>>> better reflects the distribution angle which I think fits well into the
>>> cinema page.
>>> Personally, I think the cinema and video pages should be combined into
>>> one but I don't get the impression that such a proposal would receive
>>> any backing.
>>> Since there is no imc-uk-cinema mailing list I have sent this proposal
>>> to the last person to have updated the page last september and also to
>>> imc-uk-video, process and network. Replies should go to process I
>>> I'll implement these changes in two months time assuming consensus is
>>> deemed reached by virtue of a stunning silence.
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