I think this is a great idea! If there's some way I can help, let me know.
On Sun, Jan 3, 2016 at 8:14 AM C R <caj...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm working on some proposals for talks this weekend. These are things I
> can talk about as a graphic designer who works with opensource software as
> a primary toolset. GIMP will be featured in several of these talks, but I
> also desire to help the GIMP Project with any materials and ideas for
> What I'd like is to have (for the GIMP Project) is a series of short
> videos where our current contributors to the project talk about what
> motivates them to contribute to Libre software. I will then compile these
> into a video (5-10 minute) video about GIMP to present at LGM. This is a
> way for some of us who can not make it to London to talk about their role
> in GIMP as a developer and/or professional user.
> To make it easy for the camera-shy among us, I'd suggest we do it in a
> format that resembles this mini commercial I did recently for a small
> Italian Restaurant:
> Something to notice is that the question comes up as text in the video
> rather than having a presenter ask questions, which makes it easy to ask
> and answer the questions as a regular conversation, rather than just an
> interview. Notice at no time did Carlo (who is tremendously camera-shy)
> have to look at the camera. He was always looking at me (off camera), and
> just answering my questions while ignoring the camera entirely. In this way
> I'm able to mix in relevant graphics, and cover mistakes or pauses to
> produce a professional quality edit with key points of interest.
> I will provide all editing, compositing, music, captioning (in the case
> where translation is needed).
> All materials will be provided in open formats as well for your tinkering
> Any interest in this idea?
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