Hi all,

We are happy to announce that, three Bengali Wikisource Awareness Campaign
videos have been released in Youtube channel
<https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCK_fhMDPgSjGGaGGvY4A38Q> of West Bengal
Wikimedians user Group
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/West_Bengal_Wikimedians>. This campaign
was first such initiative to promote Wikisource among new readers.

The project was first placed in IdeaLab
as part of Inspire Campaign and was later funded by Wikimedia Foundation rapid
The details can be found here

The youtube links of the short videos can be found here -
* লে হালুয়া <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IU3O9AC5Z3g> (What just
* মায়ের নজর <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IU3O9AC5Z3g> (Watchful eyes)
<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IU3O9AC5Z3g> * দুনিয়া যখন দোরগোড়ায়
<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IU3O9AC5Z3g> (World at your doorstep)

The videos were also uploaded to Commons. The links are as follows-
* লে হালুয়া
(What just happened)
* মায়ের নজর <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:মায়ের_নজর.webm>
(Watchful eyes)
* দুনিয়া যখন দোরগোড়ায়
(World at your doorstep)

The video production could have not been possible without -
* Director - Ishan Sharma (Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute,
* Cinematographer - Sukhansaar Singh (do)
* Executive Producer - Aryaman Nath (do)
* Sound Director - Sukrit Sen (do)
* Focus Puller - Theodros Tadesse (Ethiopia)
* Assistant Director - Sneha Das (do)
* Editor - Himangshu Kamble (Mumbai)
* Colorist - Pankaj Nelson (Mumbai)
* Plot proposer - Deepanjan Ghosh (Radio Mirchi Kolkata)
* Cast - Sujan Ghosh, Suavo Mukherjee, Ritam Sarkar, Raja Chakravorty,
Shrabanti Bhattacharya and Avinash
- * Bengali Wikisource team - Bodhisattwa Mandal, Hrishikes Sen, Mahir
Morshed, Jayanta Nath
- * WMF liaison - Satdeep Gill (Thanks a lot, buddy!)

It was a completely new experience for us, and we have learnt a lot from
the entire project. We will try to promote the videos for next 1 month and
submit our grant report within the deadline of 30 October, 2018.

Please do watch the videos and feel free to create subtitles in your
languages. The English and Bengali subtitles are already there in Youtube
and Commons.


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