The video, in Catalan, can be viewed at


On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 5:54 PM, Quim Gil <> wrote:

> (Stepping out of my WMF tech role, wearing my volunteering hat.)
> This Sunday the program "30 minuts" of TV3 (top TV channel in Catalan)
> will broadcast a documentary about "Wikipedistes". Yes, it has a small
> audience compared to US prime time, but in terms of Catalan audience you
> probably can't go more prime time than that without being ''indecent''
> or wearing a FC Barcelona shirt.  :)
> What is more important, this veteran program keeps very high standards
> in journalism and TV reporting. The two previews being aired these days
> are promising:
> Any single editor appearing in these trailers has been already contacted
> by friends and relatives ("Hey, I saw you on TV!!!"), and the /
> Amical Wikimedia supporters can't wait to watch the full version.
> The documentary will be available online. If it is as good as the
> average "30 minuts" documentaries are, we {{Who}} might think of a way
> to get it subtitled in English. They have an archive of programs with
> English subtitles (see the first link), but with all the budget cuts
> public TV is facing I don't know how much resources would they have for
> translating "Wikipedistes", even if the idea makes sense. Crowdsourcing?
> Anyway, more if/when the documentary is good.
> --
> Quim Gil
> Technical Contributor Coordinator @ Wikimedia Foundation
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