may 2007

introduction to open source software for media makers
saturday 12 may, 1.30 pm @ iris cinema, media resource centre,
13 morphett street, adelaide :: $15/ $25 :: hosted by media resource centre


Anna Helme from Engage Media will be in Adelaide to run a workshop on open source software for media makers. Learn the ins and outs of Gimp, LiVES, Blender and others to name but a few of the free tools out there. Connect with an international community of artists and developers and taste the sweetness of Open Source Cola.
All participants will leave with a CD filled with free software to continue experimenting with after the workshop.

Featuring such legendary Open Source classics :

pre-production
Open Office – office suite, Thunderbird – email client, Firefox – web browser

production
Gimp – image editor, Blender – 3D software, Audacity – sound editor and recorder

post-production
MediaCoder – video encoder PC, ffmpegX – video encoder Mac, Sizzle – dvd/vcd authoring Mac

distribution
EngageMedia – video sharing web application, Democracy Player – vodcatcher / player / torrent client, Azureus – bit torrent client, Juice/iPodder – audio podcatcher

other
HandBrake – DVD ripper -Mac/PC, VLC – video player

Participants will leave with a copy of NGO-in-a-box too!

see the media resource centre’s event listing