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RiP: A Remix Manifesto -- Filmmaker Brett Gaylor explores issues of copyright in the information age, mashing up the media landscape of the 20th century and shattering the wall between users and producers.
RiP: A Remix Manifesto -- Immerse yourself in the energetic, innovative and potentially illegal world of mash-up media with RiP: A remix manifesto. Let web activist Brett Gaylor and musician Greg Gillis, better known as Girl Talk, serve as your digital tour guides on a probing inv

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Writer:
Brett Gaylor (screenplay)
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A documentary which examines copyright issues in the information age. | Full synopsis »
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Cast

 
Cory Doctorow ... Himself

Directed by
Brett Gaylor 
 
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Brett Gaylor  screenplay

Produced by
Mila Aung-Thwin .... producer
Katherine Baulu .... producer
Sally Bochner .... executive producer
Daniela Broitman .... director de producción
John Christou .... development producer
Daniel Cross .... executive producer
Ravida Din .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Olivier Alary (original music by)
 
Cinematography by
Mark Ellam 
 
Film Editing by
Tony Asimakopoulos 
Brett Gaylor 
 
Production Management
Gary Evans .... post-production supervisor
 
Sound Department
Chris Leon .... narration recording
Cory Rizos .... sound editor
Cory Rizos .... sound re-recording mixer
Cory Rizos .... supervising sound editor
Kyle Stanfield .... sound editor
 
Animation Department
Ami Goff .... animator
Francis Hanneman .... head animator
 
Editorial Department
Michael Siu .... post-production coordinator
 
Other crew
Elizabeth Klinck .... visual researcher
Bob Moore .... rights supervisor
 

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Argentina:80 min (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)
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Argentina:13 | Australia:M | Canada:14A (Alberta/Ontario) | Canada:PG (British Columbia) | Canada:G (Quebec)

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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
No idea is 100% original, 13 October 2009
Author: Luddwigg from Bolton, Canada

We are the sum of all our experiences and what we have learned from other people. Only a new born baby could possibly be 100% original. What happened to George Harrison with the My Sweet Lord/He's So Fine legal case was ridiculous. We need to restore sensibility to our copyright laws. The net effect of today's copyright laws are self serving to the corporations and rarely benefit the original creator. As mentioned previously the original creator is lucky to receive 10% of the final selling price. As with everything else today corporate property rights have higher priority than almost anything else including our democratic freedoms.

But I do agree that some protection must be there so that one is rewarded for their hard work. My suggestions: Time limit such as with patents. Too much great creativity is rotting away because some greedy person (most likely not the author) wants more. Don't allow copyrights to be sold. Only the original creator can benefit from his/her work.

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