Everything is a Remix

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Everything is a Remix: in four parts.

Digital technology has made everything into a remix: our photographs, our videos, our songs, our memories are a constant re-imagining, re-positioning, and re-filtering. Vacation photos get an instant lomo finish. Glee and youtube take popular songs and do ‘mashups.’  An exploration of remixes on our lives.

The first part explores remix in music. The second part explores remixing in film production.  The third part is an examination of creativity. How can innovation truly happen? The process is examined. Finally, part four examines the remix from a legal perspective. Ideas are regarded as property, but ideas aren’t so tidy and creativity and originality often borrow heavily from that that has come beforehand.

An exploration of the remix techniques involved in producing films. Part Two of a four-part series.

Creativity isn’t magic. Part three of this four-part series explores how innovations truly happen.

They’re layered, they’re interwoven, they’re tangled. And when the system conflicts with the reality… the system starts to fail.