Wallpaper competition meets Free Culture Showcase

Registered by Ivanka Majic on 2010-05-05

Two cycles and two sets of great wallpapers. Can we extend to video and music?

Blueprint information

Not started
Ivanka Majic
Needs approval
Kenneth Wimer
Series goal:
Accepted for maverick
Milestone target:
milestone icon ubuntu-10.10-beta

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== Free Culture Showcase ==

* Brief: Light, freedom, open
* colour as inspiration: include the new colour palette as a bonus, not a limitation risk that this could be seen as a limitation?
 *photos: stays in flickr http://www.flickr.com/groups/ubuntu-artwork/
 *illustrative wallpapers: deviantart: http://ubuntu-free-culture.deviantart.com/ -> http://ubuntu-artists.deviantart.com/gallery/25667683
 *video: went for vimeo.com as blip.tv doesn't seem to do groups easily. http://vimeo.com/groups/ubuntufreecultureshowcase
 *music: http://soundcloud.com/groups/ubuntu-free-culture-showcase

 *sound theme: set out as a separate brief. should we expect the people who come up with good sounds to be able to make the sound theme?

Canonical employees can contribute.

* Where shall we collect stuff?
* What tools do we recommend and where can people find help?
 * Inkscape(thorwil, kwwii), blender, gimp/filmgimp(thorwil, kwwii), Krita, MyPaint
 * Audacity, Ardour(thorwil), PureData, Bristol synths, Jamin (i.e. please master)
* Encourage participation and collaboration
* Roadmap: dates
* How we will talk about it: channels
 * Artwork wiki
* Where announcements will be made
 * http://createdigitalmusic.com/ (?)
 * puredata list, super collider list, LAD list
 * Linux Audio Users List
 * OMG Ubuntu
 * Design.canonical.com
 * wiki.ubuntu.com
* Deadlines:
 - alpha 2 for final submissions
 - inclusion in first beta
 - sound theme will run a separate timeline

Work items for maverick-alpha-2:
[michaelforrest] Investigate Jamendo.com playlist feature: POSTPONED
[cjcurran] Choose events which are relevant: TODO
[themuso] Choose events which are relevant: TODO
[cjcurran] Find some more people who use Pure data and open source tools for audio production (harrison mix bus !, Ardour, SuperCollider Paul Davis, RoseGarden): DONE
[ivanka] investigate size limitations of free accounts : DONE
[ivanka] document (including hosting etc) and announce, talk to greg-g and jorge: DONE
[iainfarrell] separate out sound contest to a separate blueprint - can be found here https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/design-m-sound-theme : DONE

Work items for maverick-alpha-3:
[kwwii] to replace the 'space' bundle with one from the photos : TODO
[jono] to contact Trent Reznor : TODO
[jono] contact chris at id software: TODO
[dashua] chase radiohead: TODO
[kwwii] remove current example-content (slides and things) : DONE

Tag to use: #freeculture


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